The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life

by Julia Cameron

Hardcover, 1998




New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, c1998.


Argues that conventional writing methods actually stifle creativity, presenting illustrative stories and the author's personal writing techniques that are designed to unlock one's creative powers.

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LibraryThing member hopewilbanks
This is by far my favorite book by Julia Cameron. If you are a writer who feels like your writing well has run dry, this is a MUST-read for you. You will find inspiration within the pages of this book.
LibraryThing member briantomlin
Delightful Julia Cameron's book The Right to Write beautifully drives home the core message that writing should be something anyone can do, and should do. Writing should not be a big, formal deal. She gives personal anecdotes and exercises to help all of us let the writing inside us come out in its own way. This book can help anyone who is even thinking about writing avoid the traps of guilt and negativity, feelings of unworthiness that are far too common.… (more)
LibraryThing member cosmicvibe
Filled with valuable information for writing and life in general
LibraryThing member Isabella81
one of the best self-help book on getting motivated to write. Get started with the creative process of writing.
LibraryThing member deldevries
I've read this several times and still find inspiration every time from Julia Cameron. The audio version is a wonderful choice as she is also the reader.
LibraryThing member Ninetail
A bit hippieesque´but fun.
LibraryThing member howifeelaboutbooks
This book is a series of essays on various writing topics, like Practice, Procrastination, Dailiness, and more. I loved that approach because, though I read it straight through, it's definitely a book you could consume in bits and pieces. The advice is very accessible, and I never felt like Cameron was talking down on me. It was a great read, one I will definitely want to keep on my shelf, and one that truly inspired me.… (more)
LibraryThing member heartofwisdom



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