Here's the first book on writer's block that's packaged in the shape of a block3" x 3" x 3"with 672 pages and more than 200 photographs throuInspiration Running Low? Is Your Muse out to Lunch? Need a Nudge to Channel Your Creativity?
Here's the first book on writer's block that's packaged in the shape of a block3" x 3" x 3"with 672 pages and more than 200 photographs throughout. Next time you're stuck, just flip open THE WRITER'S BLOCK to any page and you'll find an idea or exercise that will jump-start your imagination. Many of these assignments come straight from the creative writing classes of celebrated novelists like Ethan Canin, Richard Price, Toni Morrison, and Kurt Vonnegut.
Within these pages, you'll learn how Joyce Carol Oates uses running to destroy writer's block. Elmore Leonard describes how he often finds ideas just by reading the newspaper. E. Annie Proulx discusses finding inspiration at garage sales. Isabel Allende tells why she always begins a new novel on January 8th. And John Irving explains why he prefers to write the last sentence first.
Fresh, fun, and irreverent, THE WRITER'S BLOCK also features advice from contemporary editors and literary agents, lessons from the awful novels of Joan Collins and Robert James Waller, a filmography of movies concerning writer's block (i.e. The Shining, Barton Fink) and countless other surprises. With this handy little book at your side, you may never experience writer's block again!...Continua