With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively. She offers suggestions, encouragement, and solid advice on many aspects of the writeras craft: on writing from afirst thoughtsa (keep your hand moving, donat cross out, just get it on paper), on listening (writing is ninety percent listening; the deeper you listen, the better you write), on using verbs (verbs provide the energy of the sentence), on overcoming doubts (doubt is torture; donat listen to it)aeven on choosing a restaurant in which to write. Goldberg sees writing as a practice that helps writers comprehend the value of their lives. The advice in her book, provided in short, easy-to-read chapters with titles that reflect the authoras witty approach (aWriting Is Not a McDonaldas Hamburger, a aMan Eats Car, a aBe an Animala), will inspire anyone who writesaor who longs to.With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively.
|Title||:||Writing Down the Bones|
|Publisher||:||Shambhala Publications - 2010|