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Conquering Writer's Block and Summoning Inspiration

Learn to Nurture a Lifestyle of Creativity
Narrated by: Sonja Field
Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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Summary

Position yourself to live an inspired life and send the dreaded writer's block packing.

Inspiration is a slippery thing at the best of times. But as a writer, you can't afford to wait around on Madam Muse's goodwill. In this encouraging audiobook, award-winning author K.M. Weiland shows you how to nurture creativity and put it at your summons, rather than the other way around. After listening to this book, you will be able to:

  • Build a lifestyle that encourages inspiration
  • Say goodbye to destructive guilt over "wasting" time on creative endeavors
  • Discover why inspiration isn't so much a feeling as an act of will
  • Understand what to do when your best-laid writing plans go awry
  • Use your non-writing time to boost your creative energy
  • Apply specific tips to prevent and combat writer's block
  • Instill habits for improving your efficiency and commitment as an author

Nurture a lifestyle of creativity that will keep your fingers flying over the keyboard!

©2014 K.M. Weiland (P)2015 K.M. Weiland

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Inspirational and interesting

Well presented, practical advice. I enjoyed the author’s take on this tricky subject. The second book I’ve read by K M Weiland and I’m sure I’ll read more.

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  • Kenna Rue
  • 29-04-15

Uplifting

Exactly what I needed. I listen to this audiobook frequently, any time I need a boost of encouragement, and it does the trick without fail.

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  • Meredith
  • 25-01-17

Encouragement for writers

This book isn't so much a how-to-come-up-with-ideas, as it is about cultivating a lifestyle of creativity, inspiration, determination, and recognizing the value of your art.

It's at once an honest look at the hard reality of writing life, and an encouragement to struggling writers who just don't know how to go on in their stories. (And she also reassures you that it's okay to dedicate time to this, and validates writing as a legitimate pursuit, no matter what others may tell you.)

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  • A. E. Murray
  • 09-03-16

Want to drop everything to write now

I listened to this while I was at work, numbingly staring at numbers on a computer screen, and finished just now while doing much neglected yard work on the first nice day of the new year. And while doing both tasks, it was so difficult to not drop my responsibilities to run inside to work on my long thought out story idea. This is the second writing book I have listened to by KM Weiland (and Sonja Field). Both were well done and inspiring! This one though I feel really has given me some good tips to stop planning, stop making excuses and procrastinating, and stop staring at that pestering blinking cursor on the screen. I like the tip about not using a word count, but a set amount of time each day to write. 30 minutes sounds a lot more doable than 1000 words. And if you are really stumped to go pick up a random book, pick a random sentence and use that to get the words flowing again. I can hardly wait to start writing again. Thank you!

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  • Aaron
  • 19-04-18

Encouraging

I found this book to be more encouraging than informative. It manages to serves it's intent well.

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  • Zachary M.
  • 21-12-17

Encouraging and inherently practical

The author provides tangible and practical solutions to the problems that plague all writers. Fantastic.

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  • Alex
  • 04-09-19

Totally worth it.

Loved every word. It is very helpful to relate to something so comon as a writer.

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  • Amber
  • 30-07-19

Food for thought about getting back on track

Not a writing manual as such but an organized musing on how to keep writing.

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  • Oleksandra
  • 24-06-19

Just one advice given

The whole book in short is “write every day, no matter what, don’t judge yourself and be persistent”
You don’t need to buy it if you’ve read my comment. )
Though if you need some mentor to insure you you should write... this book is a good option.

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  • Christopher
  • 14-09-17

thank you

Thanks for writing this book. I started writing again this week. I needed this book to help me write and inspire me more. I hope you keep writing. I have listened to other books but this book hit the spot for me. I will use the tools to guide me thru the darkness.

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  • TB1
  • 22-07-16

Refreshing

I enjoyed this book for its clear, refreshing take on writing. I especially liked the healthy approach and reminder to remember the joy and ecstacy even when that is not where you are.