With 101 stories from published writers who stuck with it and succeeded, you will be inspired and encouraged, whether you’re an aspiring author, a blogger, or a bestselling writer. No matter the genre, no matter the medium, the writing process is hard! But you will find inspiration, encouragement, and advice in these 101 stories from others who have stuck with it, through the setbacks and struggles, and successfully went from dreaming about writing to being a writer.
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From budding bloggers to bestselling novelist, your fellow writers share their best advice, writing tips, time management strategies, and personal ups and downs in the business of writing. These stories will motivate you, entertain you, and keep those words flowing!
Bestselling novelist J.A. Jance explains how her next book rights a wrong done to a friend killed in Vietnam. Award-winning Young Adult novelist Sarah Darer Littman talks about her “second book blues.” Read how bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan was mentored in the writing world by someone she had first mentored in the TV world, and how Jenna Glatzer overcame her agoraphobia to ghostwrite Celine Dion’s biography. Marc Tyler Nobleman explains how he unmasked the true creator of the Batman series.
With chapters on overcoming your fears, beating writer’s block, accepting rejection, and making time to write, you’ll feel like you’re at first-class writer’ conference. Additional chapters cover how to use writers’ groups and mentors effectively, tried and true methods to find new inspiration, and how writing can change your own life and others.
Everyone needs words of encouragement, and none more so than writers. This chicken soup for the soul is full of inspiration for writers and makes for perfect reading material for any type of writer.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers is broken up into eleven different sections including: Facing my fears, A little help from my friends, Making time to write, Take my Advice, Wrestling with Writers Block and more. As with all Chicken soup for the soul books the stories are all 2-4 pages long. Perfect for reading here and there when you need a little motivation.
While reading this title I came across some much needed advice, stories I could relate to and interestingly enough met some authors whose work I’m looking into reading for myself thanks to their fabulous stories.
Disclosure: I received a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions remain my own.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!