Practice. Polish. Persist.
Your writing journey can take you many places: hiking through steep mountains, traversing unknown territory, hurdling both roadblocks and rejections. Even the siren song of fame and fortune can distract you from your true purpose: to express yourself in an authentic and meaningful way, and to share your words with others.
A Writer’s Guide to Persistence is your road map through the rugged terrain of the writer’s path. You’ll discover advice and techniques for cultivating a fruitful, deeply meaningful writing life by practising your craft, polishing your work, and persisting through even the toughest challenges.
Inside you’ll find:
- Practical ways to balance writing with the rest of your life: taming your busy schedule, increasing your productivity, and committing to a writing practice
- Advice for developing authentic work: finding your voice, writing bravely, and breaking the blocks to creative flow
- Methods for stretching your skills through craft and revision
- Thoughts on pushing through rejection and doubt, submitting strong, nourishing yourself to avoid burnout, and keeping your mind and body fit
Filled with journaling exercises and much-needed motivation, as well as insights from best-selling writers in a variety of genres, A Writer’s Guide to Persistence will help you find the joy and purpose inherent in a writer’s life. Your journey to publication and success may take a lifetime, but you can sow the rewards of writing with every step.
A compassionate and intelligent guide for any writer who’s just starting out or one who needs the understanding and encouragement of a great writing coach. Rosenfeld offers practical solutions for every concern, from how to find the time to write to getting through writer’s block.
Patricia V. Davis,