The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle

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Orion, 2003 - Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) - 165 pages
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What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? How can we avoid the roadblocks of creative endeavour be it starting a business, writing a novel or painting a picture? THE WAR OF ART is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.In this inspirational and engaging book, bestselling author Steven Pressfield helps people overcome what he terms 'resistance' and so release the individual's abilities whether a diet programme, spiritual advancement, a business venture, writing a novel or any other life goal.It's inspirational, practical and entertaining - emphasising the need to recognise and overcome the obstacles of ambition and how to acquire creative discipline.From the book: 'There's a secret that real writers know that wannabe writers don't, and the secret is this: It's not the writing part that's hard. What's hard is sitting down to write.' Whether an artist, writer or business person, this inspirational, entertaining, and no-nonsense book will inspire you to seize the potential of your life.

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After reading the book, I bought the audio CD. I didn't just read the book, I DID the book. The War of Art is a wonderful process. If you're willing to put it into practice, it'll open your creativity.

About the author (2003)

Steven Pressfield is the author of international bestsellers THE LEGEND OF BAGGER VANCE, GATES OF FIRE, TIDES OF WAR and LAST OF THE AMAZONS. He lives in Los Angeles.

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