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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
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Mar 05, 2009
Jul 24, 2008
 
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired
3.71
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Mar 16, 2015
Feb 22, 2015
 
Wild Nights!
3.48
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Dec 15, 2014
Nov 28, 2014
 
Passionate Lives: D.H. Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry Miller, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath...in love
3.78
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Dec 13, 2014
Nov 11, 2014
 
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles
4.10
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Jun 02, 2014
May 30, 2014
 
The Faith of a Writer: Life, Craft, Art
3.82
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Apr 10, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
 
Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer's Craft
3.94
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May 17, 2010
May 11, 2010
 
This Year You Write Your Novel
3.62
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May 26, 2010
May 29, 2010
 
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
4.16
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Aug 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
How to Be a Writer: Building Your Creative Skills Through Practice and Play
3.64
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Nov 03, 2010
Oct 24, 2010
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.28
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Jan 16, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot
4.00
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Feb 15, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
 
Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True
4.07
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Feb 06, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
 
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
3.95
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Jan 14, 2014
Feb 22, 2013
 
Walking on Alligators: A Book of Meditations for Writers
4.04
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Aug 23, 2012
May 20, 2011
 
How I Became a Famous Novelist
3.67
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Feb 03, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
 
The Company They Kept: Writers on Unforgettable Friendships
3.25
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Dec 18, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft
4.15
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Jan 03, 2014
Dec 29, 2013
 
Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words
4.12
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Aug 04, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Writing a Woman's Life
4.04
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not set
Jul 13, 2012
 
Creators on Creating
3.76
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Apr 03, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
Note to Self: On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous Pursuits
3.20
Read my full review here: http://carrieanddanielle.com/note-to-...
Oct 2008
Sep 08, 2008
 
The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
3.90
I've had to put this aside for now, but I will pick it up and devote the full 12 weeks later. Time is precious.
not set
Jul 28, 2008
 
Making a Literary Life
3.95
This was really well done, I think. Lots of practical and pragmatic advice on becoming a writer and living the life you want.
Feb 2008
Aug 04, 2008
 
The Art and Craft of Storytelling: A Comprehensive Guide to Classic Writing Techniques
4.07
Bar none, the best how-to book about writing I've ever read. And I've read a lot.
Jun 14, 2009
Jun 17, 2009
 
The Story of a Novel (Hudson River Edition Series)
3.78
Bless Thomas Wolfe's editor if for no other reason than he made one writer understand that the editor is not the Antichrist.
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
 
The Making of a Story: A Norton Guide to Writing Fiction and Nonfiction
4.18
The problem with this book is that so little of it is written by LaPlante. Rather, probably 75 percent of the pages are filled with excerpts and full ...more
Feb 20, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
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