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Burn Wild: A Writer's Guide to Creative Breakthrough

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Burn Wild: A Writer's Guide to Creative Breakthrough is a handbook for discovering and celebrating one's own creativity. The methods of Burn Wild help writers and artists of all levels to silence the critic, identify their unique voice, and unleash ideas. There are 99 "sparks" as writing prompts, guiding creators to embrace their own genius.
Paperback, 168 pages
Published March 28th 2013 by Squiggle Press
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Laura
Apr 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I love people who exude positivity, people who look at the world and see opportunities to grow and learn. That kind of glass-half-full outlook is contagious.

Christi Krug, the founder of Wildfire Writing, brings that kind of positivity to writers in her work as a creative writing coach. She nurtures others as they nurture their projects. Now Christi has combined her go-for-it attitude with practical exercises in her new book, Burn Wild: A Writer’s Guide to Creative Breakthrough, released April 1
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Sheila
Apr 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing


“This is a book about living and writing. It offers the courage to do both more creatively,” says the author, and she’s right. Burn Wild is a beautiful book, with flowing prose and enticing ideas, all told in a natural tone of voice that never falters or palls. Fascinating quotes start the chapters. Carefully crafted sparks encourage the creative mind. And wise advice uplifts the soul from its beaten-down, I’m-no-good-at-this conventional misery.



Forget left brain, right brain. What about flesh a
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Jean
Apr 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book is not to be read through quickly, not one to race to the ending, but rather a resource book for the creative person to savor and digest Christi Krug's gentle philosophy and helpful advice. The title "Burn Wild" is a metaphor sustained throughout the book; each chapter contains glowing embers to delight and ignite the creative person who is stagnating, stuck, feeling rejected, or confused about the direction of her artistic projects. Every chapter contains "sparks," which are little ex ...more
Deb
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderfully creative guide that will assist all writers to dig deep and generate superlative writing. The information is encouraging and inspiring. The exercises are designed to make you think and reach for those emotions and feelings you may have hidden inside.

I will be pulling this book out frequently to spark fires in my writing. Highly recommended for any writer interested in looking for more in their creations.
Jaimee Walls
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One of the best books on creative writing I have ever read! Inspiring, funny, realistic and playful. If you want to write, this book is a must read! You will see tremendous leaps in what you put on the page. What a pleasant surprise.
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