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If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit

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4 out of 5
Based on 880 Ratings and 311 Reviews

Book Description
For most, the hardest part of writing is overcoming the mountain of self-denial that weighs upon the spirit, always threatening to extinguish those first small embers of ambition. Brenda Ueland, a writer and teacher, devotes most of her book--published back in 1938, before everyone and their goldfish got their MFA's in creative writing--to these matters of the writer's heart. Still, the real gift ... More
Book Information
PublisherGraywolf Press
BindingPaperback (18 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages180
Publication Date06/26/2007
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About Brenda Ueland (Author) : Brenda Ueland is a published author. Some of the published credits of Brenda Ueland include If You Want to Write.
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About Andrei Codrescu (Introduction) : Andrei Codrescu is credited in . A published credit of Andrei Codrescu is If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit.
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2/20/2009 Shawna JC Tenney said: This book is inspiring for anyone who wants to create. Any time I want a pep talk, I just listen to this one.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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6/27/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: Inspired me

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4/24/2008 Jan Godown Annino said: anything by Brenda Ueland, if you are writing. look for Strength to Your Sword Arm isbn 0930100506 from Holy Cow Press Duluth MN
tags: Brenda Ueland Strength to Your Sword Arm writing advice

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10/18/2007 Robyn Black tagged as: I recommend

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