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Witness to the Fire: Creativity and the Veil of Addiction Paperback – June 5, 2001
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In particular, Leonard deals with addictive behaviors as they affect the psyche of the creative person. She outlines the lives of real people -- ranging from Dostoevsky to her own clients -- who have experienced the archtypal roles she describes.
Leonard's descriptions and analyses will assist the reader in understanding the behavior and thinking of anyone experiencing the struggles of creativity. She offers insights and descriptions that can be helpful to any reader who seeks to maximize their ability to truely live and create in a conscious manner.
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In his book The Search for Musical Ecstasy, Harvey "Gizmo" Rosenberg comments on conversations he had with Linda Leonard speculating on why so many creative people -... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark C. Riva
Julia Cameron's book, The Artist's Way, would be a great book to read after reading this one. While Witness to the Fire presents a case for developing and nurturing creativity in... Read morePublished on June 11, 2014 by seagypsy
Though a talented and creative writer, there seems to be a real lack of empirical evidence to her thesis here. Read morePublished on February 10, 2014 by Mr. Jones
it is a must have for anyone struggling to understand addiction and trying to do creative work...you can pick it up at any page and it doesn't have to be a linear read.Published on August 9, 2012 by Melissa S. Moore Music