Book Reviews

Review: Writing as a Sacred Path – Jill Jepson

Writing as a Sacred Path by Jill Jepson is a practical guide to discovering the deeper purpose behind your writing. She describes writing as a vocation or calling; not just a job you do, but something you feel compelled to do regardless of the outcome. Writing becomes a central part of your life and you… Continue reading Review: Writing as a Sacred Path – Jill Jepson

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The Writer’s Recreation – Dorothea Brande

After my critical review of Becoming a Writer, the self-help book that isn’t very helpful, I wanted to share this short chapter. It’s the least annoying part of the book where Brande discusses the importance of taking a break from writing to renew your store of inspiration. Take it away, Dorothea… Authors are more given… Continue reading The Writer’s Recreation – Dorothea Brande

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New Year Resolution Generator

If you’re bored of making (and breaking) the same old New Year’s resolutions, this may be the solution. Just pick one from each column… I might quit using the term ‘derivative’ during Tom Hanks movies. Or try sobbing when complaining about anything. Post yours in the comments below… Related post: How to Make Your New… Continue reading New Year Resolution Generator

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Writer’s Challenges: from Solitude to Work

Here we conclude our look at the main challenges writers face and what you can do to help yourself deal with them. This list is extracted from Living the Writer’s Life by Eric Maisel, and it isn’t exhaustive. You won’t experience all of these and you may have other challenges that aren’t on the list.… Continue reading Writer’s Challenges: from Solitude to Work

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Writer’s Challenges: from Language to Rejection

We continue our look at the main challenges writers face and what you can do to help yourself deal with them. This list is extracted from Living the Writer’s Life by Eric Maisel, and it isn’t exhaustive. You won’t experience all of these and you may have other challenges that aren’t on the list. I’ve… Continue reading Writer’s Challenges: from Language to Rejection

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Writer’s Challenges: from Discipline to Imagination

We continue our look at the main challenges writers face and what you can do to help yourself deal with them. This list is extracted from Living the Writer’s Life by Eric Maisel, and it isn’t exhaustive. You won’t experience all of these and you may have other challenges that aren’t on the list. I’ve… Continue reading Writer’s Challenges: from Discipline to Imagination