Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

06 April 2020 | By Elizabeth Gilbert | Filed in: writing.

The instant 1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life

I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

06 April 2020 | By Anne Bogel | Filed in: writing.

For so many people, reading isn t just a hobby or a way to pass the time it s a lifestyle Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can t imagine life without them I d Rather Be Reading is the perfect literary

A Ladder to the Sky

06 April 2020 | By John Boyne | Filed in: writing.

Maurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for success The one thing he doesn t have is talent but he s not about to let a detail like that stand in his way After all, a would be writer can find stories anywhere They don t need to be his own Working as a waiter in a West Berlin hotel in

Art Matters

06 April 2020 | By Neil Gaiman | Filed in: writing.

Combining Neil Gaiman s extraordinary words with Chris Riddell s deft and striking illustrations, Art Matters will inspire its readers to seize the day in the name of art Neil Gaiman once said that the world always seems brighter when you ve just made something that wasn t there before This

The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human

06 April 2020 | By Lee Child | Filed in: writing.

In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world arguing

How to Be an Artist

06 April 2020 | By Jerry Saltz | Filed in: writing.

Inspiration leaps off the pages from Jerry Saltz s new book on creativity This book is for the artist or non artist, for the person who gets plain English, for the person who understands that practical talk can coax out the mystical messages that lie underneath Steve Martin Art has the

Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

06 April 2020 | By Anne Lamott | Filed in: writing.

From Anne Lamott, the New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow, comes the book we need from her now How to bring hope back into our lives I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen, Anne Lamott

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad

06 April 2020 | By Austin Kleon | Filed in: writing.

Keep Working Keep Playing Keep Creating In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work , both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known Now he offers his most inspiring work yet, with ten simple

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays

06 April 2020 | By Mary Laura Philpott | Filed in: writing.

NATIONAL BESTSELLER One of Esquires Best Nonfiction Books of the Year One of NPRs Favorite Books of the Year One of the Years Most Anticipated Books BuzzFeed, Bustle, HelloGiggles, Literary Hub, She Reads Acclaimed essayist and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott presents a charmingly relatable and wise

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

06 April 2020 | By Gretchen McCulloch | Filed in: writing.

A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language Language is humanity s most spectacular open source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in interesting ways than ever before Internet conversations are structured by

Transit

06 April 2020 | By Rachel Cusk | Filed in: writing.

The stunning second novel of a trilogy that began with Outline, one of The New York Times Book Reviews ten best books of 2015 In the wake of family collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitionspersonal, moral, artistic,

Exactly What to Say: The Magic Words for Influence and Impact

06 April 2020 | By Phil M. Jones | Filed in: writing.

Often the decision between a customer choosing you over someone like you is your ability to know exactly what to say, when to say it, and how to make it count Phil M Jones has trained than two million people across five continents and over fifty countries in the lost art of spoken

L'invenzione occasionale

06 April 2020 | By Elena Ferrante | Filed in: writing.

L invenzione occasionale composta da cinquantuno frammenti eterogenei di esperienze e di poetica, di intuizioni e di autobiografia I titoli dei brevi testi modellano una mappa in movimento, definita di volta in volta dall occhio del lettore Attraversando soglie e frontiere diverse, rovesciando

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel

06 April 2020 | By Jessica Brody | Filed in: writing.

SAVE THE CAT by Blake Snyder is a popular screenwriting book series and storytelling methodology used by screenwriters, directors, and studio execs across Hollywood Now, for the first time ever, bestselling author and writing teacher, Jessica Brody, takes the beloved Save the Cat plotting

Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different

06 April 2020 | By Chuck Palahniuk | Filed in: writing.

Renowned, bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk takes us behind the scenes of the writing life, with postcards from decades on the road and incredible examination of the power of fiction and the art of storytelling.In this spellbinding blend of memoir and insight, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

06 April 2020 | By Stephen King | Filed in: writing.

Long live the King hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the publication of Stephen King s On Writing Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every