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

by Julia Cameron

Hardcover, 1998




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


What if everything we have been taught about learning to write was wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author of the bestselling self-help guide The Artist's Way, asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. With the techniques and anecdotes in The Right to Write, readers learn to make writing a natural, intensely personal part of life. Cameron's instruction and examples include the details of the writing processes she uses to create her own bestselling books. She makes writing a playful and realistic as well as a reflective event. Anyone jumping into the writing life for the first time and those already living it will discover the art of writing is never the same after reading The Right to Write.… (more)

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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 cosmicvibe
Filled with valuable information for writing and life in general
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
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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.
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LibraryThing member Isabella81
one of the best self-help book on getting motivated to write. Get started with the creative process of writing.
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LibraryThing member Ninetail
A bit hippieesque´but fun.



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