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Cathy
Aug 04, 2012 Cathy rated it liked it
It was fun listening to a class on writing memoir and not necessarily having to participate.
Melanie Griffin
Oct 10, 2014 Melanie Griffin rated it it was ok
I found this disappointing. I've always wanted to go to a Natalie Goldberg workshop, but was underwhelmed by this audiotape of a Taos workshop. Perhaps she has just done too many of them, but I didn't feel any energy or enthusiasm from her.

I love, love, love her Old Friend From Far Away, and I think that this workshop was based on that book. The prompts and "take aways" were the same, however, she didn't include many of her insightful stories about writing memoir. So I found this boring. And th
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Rhonda Rae Baker
Sep 04, 2011 Rhonda Rae Baker rated it really liked it
Listened to this teaching series twice through and gleaned from it both times. A wonderful way to get yourself out of a rut and open up to new thinking. I loved Natalie Goldberg's Writing the Bones and gave this a try. Very different but inspirational...TY Natalie...I'll be listening to your spirit again...(-:
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Jun 23, 2016 Sandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent inspiration and practical strategies for this who want to write but are stopped by that inner critic. So glad I read this!
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Natalie Goldberg lived in Brooklyn until she was six, when her family moved out to Farmingdale, Long Island, where her father owned the bar the Aero Tavern. From a young age, Goldberg was mad for books and reading, and especially loved Carson McCullers's The Ballad of the Sad Cafe , which she read in ninth grade. She thinks that single book led her eventually to put pen to paper when she was twe ...more
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