Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within (Google eBook)
With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively. She offers suggestions, encouragement, and solid advice on many aspects of the writer’s craft: on writing from “first thoughts” (keep your hand moving, don’t cross out, just get it on paper), on listening (writing is ninety percent listening; the deeper you listen, the better you write), on using verbs (verbs provide the energy of the sentence), on overcoming doubts (doubt is torture; don’t listen to it)—even on choosing a restaurant in which to write. Goldberg sees writing as a practice that helps writers comprehend the value of their lives. The advice in her book, provided in short, easy-to-read chapters with titles that reflect the author’s witty approach (“Writing Is Not a McDonald’s Hamburger,” “Man Eats Car,” “Be an Animal”), will inspire anyone who writes—or who longs to.
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Review: Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer WithinUser Review - Goodreads
This is an excellent tool to loosening up the writing muscles. Read full review
Review: Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer WithinUser Review - Whitedove - Goodreads
This book is not about being an author. It is more of a self-help book that uses writing (primarily non-fiction /memoir) for self improvement. There were a few chapters that I thought would be helpful ... Read full review
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