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The thorn necklace: healing through writing and the creative process

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Publisher:
Seal Press,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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For devotees of Bird by Bird and The Artist's Way , a memoir-driven guide to healing through the craft of writing

A cinematic exploration of the writing life by Francesca Lia Block, the bestselling author of the Weetzie Bat series of magical-realism novels, The Thorn Necklace offers visceral insights and healing exercises for the writer who creates as a way to process pain and adversity. Gently guiding the reader down the write-to-heal path, Block offers guideposts of awareness for writers, such as how to find a muse, channeling agony into art, putting chaos into order, ignoring the inner critic, fostering personal perseverance, and thriving as an artist in a troubled world. The author also addresses the intrinsic value of channeling our experiences into the written word and provides compassionate support to the reader for his or her own write-to-heal process.

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9781580057516
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