The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 236 pages
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What if everything we have been taught about learning to write was wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of the bestselling self-help guide The Artist's Way, asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. With the techniques and anecdotes in The Right to Write, readers learn to make writing a natural, intensely personal part of life. Cameron's instruction and examples include the details of the writing processes she uses to create her own bestselling books. She makes writing a playful and realistic as well as a reflective event. Anyone jumping into the writing life for the first time and those already living it will discover the art of writing is never the same after reading The Right to Write.

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Too derivative of The Artists Way, but worth reading to observe how writing is woven into activities of daily living Read full review

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JULIA CAMERON has been an active artist for more than thirty years. She is the author of seventeen books, fiction and nonfiction, including "The Artist's Way, The Vein of Gold", and "The Right to Write", her bestselling works on the creative process. A novelist, playwright, songwriter, and poet, she has multiple credits in theater, film, and television. She divides her time between Manhattan and the high desert of New Mexico.

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