Finding Water: The Art of Perseverance

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2006 - Self-Help - 286 pages
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This third book in Julia Cameron's bestselling trilogy on the creative process-beginning with The Artist's Way and Walking in This World-offers guidance on weathering the periods in an artist's life when inspiration appears to have run dry.

Julia Cameron presents a new twelve-week program for addressing those periods in an artist's life when inspiration is lacking. Finding Water offers advice and wisdom about tackling the most challenging issues an artist faces, such as:

- making the decision to begin a new project;
- persevering when a new approach to your art does not bear immediate fruit;
- staying focused when other parts of your life threaten to distract you from your art; and
- spotting possibilities for artistic inspiration in the most unlikely places.

This powerful new installment in Cameron's groundbreaking body of work on the creative process will guide readers to discover enduring inspiration-it will lead them to water.

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The best advice is similar to the title: just do it. - Goodreads
I'm not saying it's bad advice. - Goodreads
Maybe this writing was cathartic for Cameron. - Goodreads
It's just not new advice. - Goodreads

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I found it rambling, repetitive and depressing. I did not finish it. Reading as much as I did was a waste of time. Read full review

Review: Finding Water: The Art of Perseverance

User Review  - Goodreads

I found it rambling, repetitive and depressing. I did not finish it. Reading as much as I did was a waste of time. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than thirty years. She is the author of twenty-three books, both fiction and nonfiction, including her bestselling works on the creative process: The Artist's Way, Walking in This World, The Vein of Gold, The Right to Write, and The Sound of Paper. A novelist, playwright, songwriter, and poet, she has multiple credits in theater, film, and television.

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