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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battlesby Steven Pressfield
Someone finally tells it like it is — you can write that book, you can paint that picture, you can live your dreams. But first you've got to shatter the Resistance that's got you stymied, and that takes (you won't want to hear this) work. In The War of Art, accomplished screenwriter and author Steven Pressfield delivers a no-nonsense pep talk for creative types stuck twiddling their thumbs. He outlines the symptoms of Resistance and details a strategy to banish it. No psycho-babble. No loony tunes. Just practical and succinct advice on achieving success in your creative field. It's a good first step towards a rewarding career and happier life.
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? regret not finishing your paintings, poems, or screenplays?
? want to start a business or charity?
? wish you could start dieting or exercising today?
? hope to run a marathon someday?
If "Yes," then you need...
The War of Art
Now, in this powerful, straight-from-the-hip examination of the internal obstacles to success, bestselling author Steven Pressfield shows readers how to identify, defeat, and unlock the inner barriers to creativity. The War of Art is an inspirational, funny, well-aimed kick in the pants guaranteed to galvanize every would-be artist, visionary, or entrepreneur.
"Whether one wishes to embark on a diet, a program of spiritual advancement or an entrepreneurial venture, it's most often resistance that blocks the way. To kick resistance, Pressfield stresses loving what one does, having patience and acting in the face of fear." Publishers Weekly
The Art of War meets The Artist's Way in this no-nonsense, profoundly inspiring guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind.
About the Author
Steven Pressfield is the author of international bestsellers The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire, Tides of War, and Last of the Amazons. He lives in Los Angeles.
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