10 Life Lessons From Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket

The author proclaims he is “trapped in a windowless room but nonetheless willing to answer any questions” in his Reddit AMA. His answers were both incredibly inspiring and marvelously miserable.

1. On the books to read during the different stages of your life:

2. On the best advice ever given to him:

4. On the possibility of “an alleged acting-based adaptation of your already autobiographical anthology.”

Seriously though.

5. On what to name your cat:

6. And what to name your band:

7. On how he came up with the concept of ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

8. His advice for a struggling publicist:

9. On what makes a “good book:”

10. And on how he came about becoming a writer:


He also delivered this mad burn.

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