The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life
WHAT IF EVERYTHING WE HAVE BEEN TAUGHT about learning to write is wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of such national bestsellers as The Artist's Way and The Vein of Gold asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a doctrine that is false and that stifles creativity.
"It is human nature to write!" Cameron declares as she systematically dismantles the mythology surrounding the writing life in our culture. Instead of driving people away from what they desire most, she reveals the secrets of breaking loose from the grip of established thought processes. She demonstrates how anyone can unleash the wave of creativity striving to express itself within.
Through the techniques and illustrative stories in The Right to Write, readers are shown how to make writing a natural, intensely personal part of life. Cameron's instruction and examples include the details of her own writing processes while creating her best-selling books. Her tools make writing a playful and practical as well as profound experience.
For those jumping into the writing life for the first time and for those already living it, the art of writing will never be the same after reading Cameron's book. It is a provocative, thoughtful, and exciting work that readers will return to again and again, as they bear witness to the sheer unadulterated joy of putting words on the page.
Life-changing and transformative, The Right to Write will liberate and cultivate the writer residing within everyone.
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Review: The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing LifeUser Review - Lisa - Goodreads
Rather than providing writing tips, this one is a motivating, inspirational book for writers. If you're a writer, who needs some motivation, this one could help. One could even read the short chapters and do the exercises as a daily morning habit. Read full review
Review: The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing LifeUser Review - Aneta - Goodreads
This is a keeper. Worth rereading over and over and doing a few more writing exercises. Read full review
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