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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Turchi holds that mapping is a metaphor for writing: "Every writer...is asked for directions; and to the extent that he offers them, he takes on the role of guide in another way, outside of his work ... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Ninakix - Goodreads

Interesting to imagine how this same sort of thinking can apply to other worlds. Especially this idea of viewing previous works as a "map" of possibilities you are trying to build on and explore more... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

The maps are way more interesting than the essay that surrounds them, which is OK, but not particularly insightful. Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Brenda - Goodreads

While I found some useful material to assist in my own mental meanderings (I'm working on a project involving mental mapping in books by Reif Larsen and Umbero Eco), I'd say that Peter Turchi's text ... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Jeremy Bailey - Goodreads

Among the different books I've read about the writing craft (screenplays or otherwise) this certainly has one of the most interesting angles. That said the ideas posited by Turchi are more food for ... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Alison Christy - Goodreads

I read this book in a few hours on an airplane to Aspen, Colorado for the Aspen Health Forum. The book has gorgeous pictures of maps, and an interesting analysis of the many ways in which writing ... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Its a quick spurt of a read, not a big boy at all, more like a twinkie. It's quite concentrated though, and has alot of sugar. So I guess i'm saying it's charming, but not really the most substantial ... Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Brian Foley - Goodreads

One big long metaphor crammed into a critique of literature and the like. Not much new here, but there are lots and lots of maps. Pretty pretty maps. Read full review

Review: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

User Review  - Alexa Cascade - Goodreads

Intriguing concept. Read full review


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