Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity

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HarperCollins Publishers, May 21, 2015 - Authorship - 148 pages
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In this exuberant book, the incomparable Ray Bradbury shares the wisdom, experience, and excitement of a lifetime of writing. The first thing a writer should be is - excited Author of the iconic FAHRENHEIT 451, THE ILLUSTRATED MAN and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, Ray Bradbury is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Part memoir, part masterclass, ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING offers a vivid and exuberant insight into the craft of writing. Bradbury reveals how writers can each find their own unique path to developing their voice and style. ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING offers a celebration of the act of writing that will delight, impassion, and inspire.

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User Review  - thesmellofbooks - LibraryThing

Although there is some fun writing in here, and some good points for other writers, mostly it is about Ray Bradbury and his successes and pleasure in writing. So I would not so much recommend it as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing

This book has been with me for a long time... a looooooooooong time. This is probably the fifth or sixth time I've read through it start to finish. It has been my constant companion, following me from ... Read full review

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About the author (2015)

Ray Bradbury (22 August 1920 - 5 June 2012) published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in WEIRD TALES when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are FAHRENHEIT 451, THE ILLUSTRATED MAN and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.

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