There's no getting around it: the holidays can be stressful. Whether it's your obnoxious third cousin touting political beliefs at the dinner table, or the endless stink of pine candles in every store, there's a little special torture for everyone. The good news? Turn your pain into gold! Writers like David Sedaris, Jeannette Walls, and Anne Lamott have turned stressful situations into insightful, and often hilarious, writing.