TXT [Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors trivia] By Sarah Stodola

Ress at its own time In Its Own Way Because its own way because novel does in the nd have a life of its own I definitely recommend this book as a valuable read no matter by a Reader Or Writer Or Readerwriterlol Really I or writer or readerwriterlol really I veryone would find this an interesting book Useful but only so soThis book gives some interesting insights into how whenand where famous writers do their thing as well as their background and inspirations However the sections tend to be slow and repetitive and the authors are mostly in literary fiction A dozen or so contemporary popular writers added to the mix would have been nice This book was just what I needed As a writer it s great to hear how other writers have done it Not so much about how they crafted sentences or came up with complex plot structures but rather the uirky details how some refused to work before noon how others could only party in Paris and write in the states while one preferred typing in a room painted black The overall message is that there isn t a precise recipe for greatness but that you must create your own path and pave it however you like and if you want to rip it up one day and pour asphalt where it was once cobblestone good for you A must have book for fans of fine literature and for those who itch to *put pen to paper It s good to know that the greats were all crazy too Everyone has *pen to paper It s good to know that the greats were all crazy too Everyone has own mountain to scale and I am not specialLoved the Day in the life of a writer sections they gave me a lot of great ideas to test out Very interesting read This should be reuired reading for avid readers so they can appreciate the process an author ndures Likewise any one aspiring to write might benefit from this boo. Nation within the context of the lives from which they sprang Drawn from both xisting material and original research and interviews Stodola brings to light the fascinating uniue and illuminating techniues behind these literary behemot. ,
I write a bit of fiction myself And It S Always Interesting it s always interesting take a peek behind the curtain to see how successful writers operate In Process Sarah Stodola shares a series of profiles detailing briefly the writing lives of famous authors ranging from Edith Wharton to Junot Diaz This book is interesting and inspiring and ven has a good idea or two that could be helpful to aspiring writers It s comforting to see how much the great novelists struggle to get words on the page Stephen King S On Writing Is On Writing is better than this book So if you re a King fan who wants writing help and inspiration On Writing might be a better place to go for it Loved this book It s perfect for someone that loves reading about authors and how they write I thought the author sounded legit informed and was straightforward I liked how she stayed on course and didn t get lost in the author s personal lives no matter how crazy they were One thing she used the word crystalline ntirely too much Absolutely fascinating I am an author and always suppose I am the only one who writes in pieces going this way and that abandoning books and taking them up again changing the focus rewriting one para forty times and cutting it out and rewriting it to one line and putting it lsewherebut this is just the path and ach book has its own path and own reason So it confirms I have many great and talented colleagues some very brilliant indeed who have stumbled in their own way towards completing a book Its very nice to know my crazy creative way is normal I received an ARC of this title from the publisher via NetGalley in xchange for an honest reviewPublished by Publishing January 20 2015Wh. Ernest Hemingway Zadie Smith Joan Didion Franz Kafka David Foster Wallace and In Process acclaimed journalist Sarah Stodola xamines the creative methods of literature’s most transformative figures Each chapter contains a mini biogra. At are we looking for when we look at the lives of great writers I would assume many of us want the look at the lives of great writers I would assume many of us want the the broken relationships alcohol problems madness and ccentric behaviors we associate with artistic types This is not a book about those things Process The Writing Lives of Great Authors is xactly what it says it is These are not biographies of writers in the grand sense but a focused look at the schedules b TEN stars for this book From Kafka to Kerouc

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to Diaz paints the big picture of how writers write Each author from the classic to the current are profiled in terms of their writing lives techniues dreams and a day in the life Myths are dispelled truths revealed and nough affirmat This book had been recommended by a member of a local writers group I d attended It includes a concise and comprehensive glimpse into the writing styles and lifestyles of 18 well known authors with a great summary paragraph at the nd of ach segment I thought it was helpful because it gave personal information on The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis each with some struggling to get anything written down yet completing great works of literature It shows how writing draws from the very depths of the author s heart and soul and invery case incorporated parts of that person s life developed restructured into different persons by means of the characters in the novel The characters taking on a life of their own and follow the path placed before them by the author What was most amazing to me was the fact that many of the novels did in fact take years to bring to fruition then finally to publication It gave me a sense of it being somehow okay and to let the work in progress do just that prog. Phy of one of the world’s most lauded authors focused solely on his or her writing process Unlike how to books that preach writing techniues or rules Process puts the true methods of writers on display in their most captivating incar.

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