The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas To Jump-start Your Imagination

The Writer s Block Ideas To Jump start Your Imagination Anxious to write that Great American Novel but don t know where to begin Help is on the way with our Writer s Block This guide to beating writer s block comes packaged in the shape of an actual block

  • Title: The Writer's Block: 786 Ideas To Jump-start Your Imagination
  • Author: Jason Rekulak
  • ISBN: 9780762409488
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anxious to write that Great American Novel but don t know where to begin Help is on the way with our Writer s Block This guide to beating writer s block comes packaged in the shape of an actual block 3 x 3 x 3 , with 672 pages and than 200 photographs throughout Next time you re stuck, just flip open The Writer s Block to any page to find an idea or exercise thaAnxious to write that Great American Novel but don t know where to begin Help is on the way with our Writer s Block This guide to beating writer s block comes packaged in the shape of an actual block 3 x 3 x 3 , with 672 pages and than 200 photographs throughout Next time you re stuck, just flip open The Writer s Block to any page to find an idea or exercise that will jump start your imagination Many of these assignments come straight from the creative writing classes of celebrated novelists like Ethan Canin, Richard Price, Toni Morrison, and Kurt Vonnegut Joyce Carol Oates explains how she uses running to destroy writer s block El Leonard describes how he often finds ideas just by reading the newspaper E Annie Proulx discusses finding inspiration at garage sales Isabel Allende tells why she always begins a new novel on January 8th John Irving explains why he prefers to write the last sentence first Fresh, fun, and irreverent, The Writer s Block also features advice from contemporary editors and literary agents, lessons from the awful novels of Joan Collins and Robert James Waller, a filmography of movies concerning writer s block e.g The Shining, Barton Fink , and countless other surprises With this chunky little book at your side, you may never experience writer s block again

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    1. I cannot say that I have finished this book as it is a reference book with cues to help with writer's block. I use this book practically every single day to work on my writing skills. Besides journaling, I enjoy creative writing. This book has helped with the writer's block I can feel at times. The topics and cues are unique to encourage different genres of writing. It is one of the best reference books out there for writers.

    2. I remember seeing this little book (shaped like a little block) when I worked at Chapters. I thought it was kind of silly. But then I started teaching a teen writing mentorship and realized the usefulness of some of the exercises in this little book.I ordered myself a copy and read through it tonight. I feel inspired, and have some great new ideas to try with my teens, thanks to this little book. When I'm finished my term paper, I might try a few of these exercises out to jump start some new sho [...]

    3. This is greeeeaaaat. Contains some genuinely useful tips for blocked writers, like adivce to bolster your self-confidence by reading the (bad) novels of Robert James Waller, or learning how not to write by reading the fiction of Jackie Collins. Plus, there are some good "writing prompts" in here that I've actually used (something I almost never do anymore).

    4. more substantial than you would expect from such a cute little book. i found it very helpful when i was teaching introductory creative writing--tons of fun in-class exercises and a good deal of useful advice.

    5. Every writer needs one of these sitting on her desk. Even if the suggestions inside don't help with your current project, you can use one as an exercise to clear your head so that you can get back to the project refreshed and ready to try again.

    6. I found this quirky cube at a time when it was exactly what i wanted, needed, desired and still love it dearly! it sits on my etagere de chevet, ready to inspire me at any moment!i also once bought the creative block which i gave as a gift to a friend.

    7. This is a really handy little book for jump starting creative writing exercises. I would especially recommend giving this as a gift to any aspiring writer.

    8. A gift from Caroline quite some time ago in LaramieA cute little block of paper with some helpful advice and some unusual prompts

    9. A great little prompt book. It's easy to take with you and uses images and text to jump start your creativity on a slow day.

    10. This little book has helped me at meetings and even while I worked. Sometimes even just the small factoids the book are good for a laugh. A little book with big potential.

    11. This is a great book for inspiring writing. I haven't used it as much as I should have. I love the cube shape too.

    12. In 2001, the title grabbed me just as much the unique sizing of this boxy book. Full of ideas & notations; makes a great gift! It is a great kicker.with a domino effect.

    13. I was given this book as a gift. Never tought I would actually use it but I have and quite often. Love the cube shape and the fantastic little prompts in it. A must have for any aspiring author/

    14. This little block has tons of random exercises and quotes to help you write. I'd recommend it to anyone with Writers Block.

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