Besides being a writer himself, Eric Maisel is a therapist with a practice centered around artists, writers and performers and has seen many of the demons that haunt the creative life firsthand. In this inventive workbook, he comes up with many exercises designed to help you blast through your own inertia and fear, to get you back to the typewriter, the easel, or on the stage where you belong.
A featured speaker at writers’ conferences and a regular contributor to Writer’s Digest, psychotherapist Eric Maisel has written twenty-two works of fiction and nonfiction including The Creativity Book, Deep Writing, A Life in the Arts, Fearless Creating, and Affirmations for Artists. He lives near San Francisco.
no kindle version. havent read but will when it's available on kindlePublished 7 months ago by Jane Carrington
Excellent book. I found myself excited to create after the first few pages. I felt like he was talking directly to me and my issues as an artist. Read morePublished 9 months ago by bds
Ive been looking for this book for 10 years and I finally found it - I read it over and over again. ThanksPublished 14 months ago by Deirdre H Dziadkowiec
Not only did this book get me going again, it has done the same for the people I've given or recommended it to. Read morePublished on May 3, 2013 by Eloise Morley
Such a great book for creative types in learning how to live with and get the most from their gift.Published on December 9, 2012 by Genevieve Halton
I've read many books on writing and creating, but this book surpasses them all. It addresses the emotions, fears and stumbling blocks so common to the artistic life as well as the... Read morePublished on April 14, 2012 by Ardent
This title lives on my desk, wherever my desk happens to be at the time. I turned to this book in a crisis of writer's block that lasted for YEARS. Read morePublished on May 17, 2011 by Karma Lee Nash
I'm definitely not a self-help book junkie, and I've glanced through several other artist-oriented books of the sort, all of which I quickly put back down. Read morePublished on January 6, 2010 by Michael Dunn