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

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Julia Cameron

Writing, for Julia Cameron, is neither solely vocation nor avocation: it is a way of life. It comes first thing in the morning, while the horses are waiting to be fed; it happens at the kitchen counter, while the onions are sautéing; it takes … see full wiki

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Author: Julia Cameron
Genre: Health, Mind & Body, Reference
Publisher: Tarcher
2 reviews about The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation...
review by . October 05, 2010
This book has a simple message. Your life as a writer cannot be separated from your life. It almost sounds too simple. If you want to write, Julia Cameron says write. For those of us who run into the occasional roadblock, the author supplies motivation and exercises to ease us through and around the obstructions. I have found her section on morning notes (“Witness” Chapter) to be helpful at overcoming writer’s block. I also strive to make a weekly artist date (“The Well” …
review by . February 07, 2001
Julia Cameron is able to talk to you as a friend sitting down with a cup of tea just talking plain talk about writing. Writing should be as natural as breathing and walking and talking. Writers are often too hard on themselves and feel they must suffer for their art. This is a no-stress approach to writing that will make your writing life more enjoyable. As in her "The Artist's Way", Ms. Cameron gives you exercises that expand your mind and creativity. These exercises after each chapter can be done …
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