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Write: A Step by Step Guide to Successful Creative Writing Paperback – 5 May 2006


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About the Author

Sarah Quigley is an experienced novelist, poet, columnist, and short story writer. With this book she shares some of the 'tricks of the trade', demystifying the art of writing and offering insights into the creative process.

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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9b55fe94) out of 5 stars 1 review
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HASH(0x9ba46294) out of 5 stars If she could do it so could I 3 May 2007
By L. Maldonado - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I like books about writing, I like to feel the engine in my head start whenever I am challenged by a good writing prompt/idea / suggestion and clearly a good one will take you somewhere.

In this case, this book is so unoriginal, and the writing ideas in it are so silly that I am actually angry I payed for it. I don't need someone to tell me "Open today's newspaper and write about someone who's in the headlines" or "write a story based around a photograph", "Go to a gallery and pick a painting and write a story based around it" or "write about 5 thins that make you happy" arrrgh! it makes me mad!

Seriously, I could suggest a few: "look up at a cloud and write a poem" or "write about a lost puppy". In short, this book just glorifies her own approach and does not challenge your imagination at all.

I suggest this other book The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fictionfor once, this is a book that challenges and exhausts you.

With Ms. Quigleys book I've fallen into the trap of the backcover

"...offering insights into the creative process".

Avoid this one.
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