The Right to Write

An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life

Author: Julia Cameron

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101127834

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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What if everything we have been taught about learning to write was wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of the bestselling self-help guide The Artist's Way, asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. With the techniques and anecdotes in The Right to Write, readers learn to make writing a natural, intensely personal part of life. Cameron's instruction and examples include the details of the writing processes she uses to create her own bestselling books. She makes writing a playful and realistic as well as a reflective event. Anyone jumping into the writing life for the first time and those already living it will discover the art of writing is never the same after reading The Right to Write.
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The Geek’s Guide to the Writing Life

An Instructional Memoir for Prose Writers

Author: Stephanie Vanderslice

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350023574

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

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The desire to create, to write, to fulfil our artistic dreams is a powerful human need. Yet the number of people who make a living solely by their pen is actually quite small. What does that mean for the rest of us, the self-described writing geeks, who are passionate about writing and who still want to sustain successful literary lives? What does it really mean to find time to build a rewarding writing life while pursuing a career, being a partner or raising a family, in the distracted, time-deprived, 21st-century? In The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life, based on her Huffington Post blog of the same name, Stephanie Vanderslice shares the secrets and tools to developing a successful, rewarding writing practice in a way that inspires the reader to persevere through the inevitable lows and even the highs of a literary life, so that anyone can pursue the path to realizing their artistic dreams.
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New German Literature

Life-writing and Dialogue with the Arts

Author: Julian Preece,Frank Finlay,Ruth J. Owen

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039113842

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 447

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Twenty-five essays by scholars from the UK, Ireland, Germany and Australia explore two aspects of new German-language literature. The first dozen studies focus on the variety and depth of the ‘dialogue’ - in the sense of reciprocal influences - between literature, photography, film, painting, architecture, and music. The remaining essays alight on ‘Life-Writing’ in most of its forms (diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and autobiographical fiction) and examine its centrality in recent years in German literature, not least because of the shadow which World War Two continues to cast over national life.
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A Writer's Guide to Fiction

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101143889

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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The second book in the Writer's Compass series from professional writing instructor Elizabeth Lyon offers both aspiring and established authors the fundamentals of writing and selling a great novel or short story. In addition to the basics of characterization, plot, pacing, and theme, A Writer's Guide to Fiction also features a plan for revising fiction, a guide to marketing, samples of cover and query letters, and methods of honing the writing craft.
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Simply Write!

Practical Advice for Personal and Family Writing

Author: Vera Goodman,Rod Chapman

Publisher: Vera Goodman

ISBN: 9780969993834

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 100

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Children become writers when the adults in their lives model and celebrate writing. This ground-breaking book presents imple ways to give writing a central place both personally and as a family. Especially recommended for parents of young children.
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Producing for TV and New Media

A Real-World Approach for Producers

Author: Cathrine Kellison

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136069267

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 344

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Producing for TV and New Media provides a comprehensive look at the role of the "Producer in television and new media. At the core of every media project there is a Producer who provides a wide array of creative, technical, financial, and interpersonal skills. Written especially for new and aspiring producers, this book looks at both the Big Picture and the essential details of this demanding and exhilarating profession. A series of interviews with seasoned TV producers who share their real-world professional practices provides rich insight into the complex billion-dollar industries of television and new media. This type of practical insight is not to be found in other books on producing. This new edition now covers striking developments in new media, delivery systems, the expansion of the global marketplace of media content.
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Make Your Creative Dreams Real

A Plan for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy P

Author: SARK

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439103548

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

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Let this book be your haven, guide, fairy godmother, or map for making your creative dreams real. It's a "paper lantern" to illuminate your path. Your dreams glow in the dark even if you don't ever tend to them. They will wait for you. I know this from my experiences as a recovering procrastinator and perfectionist. My dreams waited for me -- now you can begin to make your creative dreams REAL!
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Writing to the Prompt

When Students Don't Have a Choice

Author: Janet Angelillo

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325007595

Category: Education

Page: 166

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Grades 3-8 In the groundbreaking Writing to the Prompt, Janet Angelillo demonstrates how to apply the best practices you already know to help students succeed in the uncertain and challenging environment of on-demand writing-without abandoning your writing workshop or devaluing topic choice. Beginning with a framework for thinking about writing to prompts, Angelillo builds a complete unit of study for use in any writing workshop, complete with strategies for addressing the rigors of timed-test situations and practical suggestions for ongoing assessment.
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