writing down the bones

Book Title : Writing Down the Bones
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 200
ISBN : 9781590302613
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Offers advice on writing creatively, discusses the importance of discipline, and suggests writing exercises.

Book Title : Thunder and Lightning
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release Date : 2011-07-26
Pages : 228
ISBN : 9781453224571
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Guidance on how to turn those flashes of inspiration into finished pieces, from the author of Writing Down the Bones and Wild Mind. Any writer may find himself or herself with an abundance of raw material, but it takes patience and care to turn this material into finished stories, essays, poems, novels, and memoirs. Referencing her own experiences both as a writer and as a student of Zen, Natalie provides insight into the struggles and demands of turning ideas into concrete form. Her guidance addresses ways to overcome writer’s block, deal with the fear of criticism and rejection, get the most from working with an editor, and improve one’s writing by reading accomplished authors. She communicates this with her characteristic humor and compassion, and a deep respect for writing as an act of celebration. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Natalie Goldberg, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Book Title : Old Friend from Far Away
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2009-03-10
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9781416535034
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In her first book to focus solely on writing since her classic work "Writing Down the Bones," Goldberg reaffirms her status as one of the foremost teachers by redefining the practice of writing memoir.

Book Title : Living Color
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Release Date : 2014-03-11
Pages : 192
ISBN : 1617690848
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Presents a meditation on the painter's sensibility, exploring her own artistic methods and how they relate to her life.

Book Title : The Great Failure
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release Date : 2009-10-13
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780061856778
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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One of America's favorite teachers, Natalie Goldberg has inspired millions to write as a way to develop an intimate relationship with their minds and a greater understanding of the world in which they live. Now, through this honest and wry exploration of her own life, Goldberg puts her teachings to work.

Book Title : Writing Down Your Soul
Author : Janet Conner
Publisher : Conari Press
Release Date : 2009-01-01
Pages : 256
ISBN : 1609250052
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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You could pray, or meditate, or dream, or visit a shaman, or a minister, or a hypnotherapist. With so many routes into inner consciousness, why write? Of all the ways to get in touch with God, as you understand God... to hear the small, still voice pointing you in the right direction... why take the time to write? One reason: it works. It works amazingly well. If you want to engage in a vibrant conversation with the wisdom that dwells just a hair below your conscious awareness, write. Write every day, at approximately the same time, with passion, honesty, and the intention of speaking with and listening to the voice within. Janet Conner was escaping a terrible situation of domestic abuse. While trying to figure out how she and her son could live and how they could eat, she realized she had hit rock bottom. With no other advisors, she listened to her own inner voice, which told her to start writing. As she did, Janet’s inner voice gained clarity and strength, and she felt an incredible connection to the divine, and almost immediately miracles began to happen. Today, research scientists in psychology, physics, biochemistry, and neurology are providing peeks into what consciousness is and how it works. Their findings give us intriguing clues as to what is actually happening in and through our bodies, minds, and spirits as we roll pen across paper. Writing Down Your Soul explores some of this research and instructs readers how to access the power and beauty of their own deepest selves.

Book Title : Writing at the End of the World
Author : Richard E. Miller
Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre
Release Date : 2005-10-23
Pages : 248
ISBN : 9780822972846
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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What do the humanities have to offer in the twenty-first century? Are there compelling reasons to go on teaching the literate arts when the schools themselves have become battlefields? Does it make sense to go on writing when the world itself is overrun with books that no one reads? In these simultaneously personal and erudite reflections on the future of higher education, Richard E. Miller moves from the headlines to the classroom, focusing in on how teachers and students alike confront the existential challenge of making life meaningful. In meditating on the violent events that now dominate our daily lives—school shootings, suicide bombings, terrorist attacks, contemporary warfare—Miller prompts a reconsideration of the role that institutions of higher education play in shaping our daily experiences, and asks us to reimagine the humanities as centrally important to the maintenance of a compassionate, secular society. By concentrating on those moments when individuals and institutions meet and violence results, Writing at the End of the World provides the framework that students and teachers require to engage in the work of building a better future.

Book Title : The Great Spring
Author : Natalie Goldberg
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release Date : 2016-02-02
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9780834840027
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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From beloved writing teacher and author of the best-selling Writing Down the Bones: a treasury of personal stories reflecting a life filled with journeys—inner and outer—zigzagging around the world and home again. Here, Natalie Goldberg, "a writer both energized and enlightened" (Julia Cameron), shares those vivid moments that have wakened her to new ways of being. We follow alongside her mapless meanderings in the New Mexican desert and her pilgrimages to Bob Dylan's birthplace and to Larry McMurtry's dusty Texas ghost town of rare books. We feel her deep hunger while she sits zazen in a monastery in Japan, and her profound loss when she hears of the passing of a dear friend while teaching in the French countryside. Through it all, she remains grounded in a life informed by two constants: the practices of writing and of Zen. With humor and insight, Natalie encircles around the essential questions these paths compel her toward: Where does this life lead? Who are we? This is a book to be relished one awakening at a time. Each story is a reminder that no matter how hard the situation or desolate you may feel, spring will come again, breaking through a cold winter, bringing early yellow forsythia flowers. And the Great Spring of enlightenment—that sudden rush of acceptance, pain cracking open, obstructions shattering—will also burst forth.

Book Title : Professional Writing Skills
Author : Janis Fisher Chan
Publisher : Write It Well
Release Date : 1997
Pages : 217
ISBN : 0963745549
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Forest for the Trees
Author : Betsy Lerner
Publisher : Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 284
ISBN : UOM:39015048826195
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Describes the process of writing and publishing from an editor's perspective, with advice on seeking agents, dealing with rejection, and identifying several author personality types.