The Write Mind: 299 Things Writers Should Never Say to Themselves and What They Should Say Instead

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 134 pages
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For every excuse writers have for not writing, for every anxiety they have about the quality of what they have written, Write Mind has an answer. Offering an instant antidote to creative negativity, this beautifully designed book shows writers how to turn their 299 most common "wrong mind" thoughts about what, why, how, and how much they are writing into a corresponding "write mind" thought that will help them feel more fulfilled by their art. For example:

Wrong Mind: "I need what I am writing to be loved."
Right Mind: "I need what I am writing to be strong."


Addressing such concerns as coping with writer's block, dealing with rejection, and maintaining momentum and interest in one's work, Write Mind is fresh, original, and direct.

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Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2002)

A featured speaker at writers' conferences and a regular contributor to Writer's Digest, psychotherapist Eric Maisel has written twenty-two works of fiction and nonfiction including The Creativity Book, Deep Writing, A Life in the Arts, Fearless Creating, and Affirmations for Artists.

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