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One Year to a Writing Life

Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer"s Art and Craft
  • 288 Pages
  • 1.27 MB
  • English
Marlowe & Company
Writing & editing guides, Reference, Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy, Composition & Creative Writing - General, Reference / Writing Skills, Writing Skills, Autho
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8904276M
ISBN 101600940587
ISBN 139781600940583

After attending one of the authors workshop's I was moved to find out more about her writings. I picked up this book because it offers a full year of writing lessons to develop my writing skills. The book is practical and straight forward which is what I was looking for/5(46).

"A writer writes." "A writing life is a creative life." (Susan Tiberghien) One Year to a Writing Life opens the door to the treasure chest of a writing life whether you are a beginning writer, or an experienced writer in search of inspiration.

I am a glutton for books about writing. This is among the five best I've ever read/5. One Year to a Writing Life: Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer's Art and Craft - Kindle edition by Tiberghien, Susan M.

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This seems to me to be simply untrue. This seems to me to be simply untrue. Now you may not write an award winning novel but if you read This book is short - just over one hundred pages in hardcover - and easy to read.4/5. You have decided you want to write a book in the next year. That's great, but now you need to come up with a plan to make that happen that's simple enough to help you reach the goal, yet allows you to write enough to complete a book within a year.

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And if you don’t have an hour, try 30 minutes. Even 5 minutes 3 times a day can be a source of massive writing productivity. Think about it.

The average person can type 60 words a minute. 60 words x 5 minutes = words. Do that 3 times a day and you’ll produce close to 1, words a day.

You’ll amaze yourself at how an hour per day adds. With vivid examples from literary masters such as Rainer Maria Rilke, Eduardo Galeano, May Sarton, Terry Tempest Williams, and Orhan Pamuk, One Year to a Writing Life is an essential guidebook of exercises, practical advice, and wisdom for anyone looking to embrace, explore, and implement creativity in everyday life/5(33).

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When you write, you lay out a line of words. The line of words is a miner's pick, a woodcarver's gouge, a surgeon's probe—so. Description of the book "One Year to a Writing Life: Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer's Art and Craft": Whether you are a writer of fiction or essays, or want to explore poetry or memoir, Tiberghien's twelve fundamental lessons will help you.

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