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The Writer's Mentor: A Guide to Putting Passion on Paper

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In "The Writers Mentor," bestselling author, teacher, and writing coach Cathleen Rountree addresses the most common dilemmas of both aspiring and professional writers. Written in a question-and-answer format, this book stands apart from other books on writing by its linking of practical information on effective writing strategies with inspirational stories from the lives o ...more
ebook, 273 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Conari Press
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Denyse Loeb
Written in a question and answer format, The Writer's Mentor covers the common questions posed by new writers: when to write, how to write, where to write, how much writing, and so on.


Impressions: I have always wanted a mentor. Being unable to find one, I figured I was pretty much stuck mentoring myself. When I found this book, I had hoped that just maybe I'd find something of a better mentor than myself. Unfortunately the book didn't live up to even half of what I had hoped. It's okay, but it's
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Reno (Falling Letters)
I like this book not because it has especially helpful or unique tips about writing but because flipping through it when I "don't feel like writing" gets me excited to write again. I found this at the library when I was much younger, so perhaps that feeling is due to nostalgia but I am happy to pull out this book when I need a little push.
Angela
Just started a creative writing program and I wanted a reference that would be a quick and easy read before I got the materials in the mail. Overall it was okay, but I am looking for other ones that might give more information that would be beneficial.
Lindy
This book allows the writer more exercises to keep a consistent writing life. I like the list of chapters and moving around to what is relevant to my own writing life.
Taya Baker
I don't Ms. Rountree's book was what I needed at the moment, but otherwise it was a good book if you're struggling with your creative process.
Suzanne Vincent
A healthy dose of encouragement and 'chocolate' for writers.
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