Zen in the Art of Writing

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, May 21, 2015 - Authorship - 136 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  - Bruce_McNair - LibraryThing

This book is a collection of essays about the author's writing process, written over man years, that he feels could benefit other writers. Ray Bradbury is one of the greatest American writers of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - nsenger - LibraryThing

I have admired Ray Bradbury's writing for several decades now, so it was natural that I would love Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity. Bradbury always writes from the heart, and this ... 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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