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Writing from the Inside Out: The Practice of Free-Form Writing

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True creativity flows continually throughout life, breaking free of form. In Writing from the Inside Out, author, writing coach, and yoga teacher Stephen Lloyd Webber shares his practice of creative writing as a path for self-realization. His book includes many practical writing exercises and connects readers with esoteric tantric yoga insights, oral traditions, and Zen storytelling modalities. Using the methods described here, Stephen was able to put together over twenty book-length creative projects in the course of just one year.

After reading Writing from the Inside Out readers will find that they can overcome productivity plateaus caused by negative self-talk, anxiety, stress, or lack of clarity. Written for anyone seeking self-development, Stephen Lloyd Webber shares his expertise as a yoga practitioner, poet, and retreat coordinator to help readers live the integrated, creative lives they were born to enjoy.

Synopsis:

True creativity flows continually throughout life, breaking free of form. In Writing from the Inside Out, author and yogi Stephen Lloyd Webber shares his practice of creative writing as a path for self-realization. This book includes many practical writing exercises and connects readers with esoteric tantric yoga insights, oral traditions, and Zen storytelling modalities. Using the methods in this book, Stephen was able to put together over twenty book-length creative projects in a year.

About the Author

Stephen Lloyd Webber earned an MFA in poetry from New Mexico State University and founded Wellness and Writing Immersion Retreats, teaching several yoga and writing intensives each year in Italy, Bali, and the Caribbean. His essays, fiction, poetry, and book reviews have appeared in numerous literary magazines. He has studied yoga under the Pranakriya/Kripalu tradition under Yoganand Michael Carroll. See summerwritingretreat.com.

Table of Contents

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1.Blind Faith

A Life With Poetry at its Center

Stewards of Energy

Being With the Audience

Approach Versus Form

2. Tantra for Writers

Image and Resonance: How Poetry is Felt

Nada Yoga and Resonance

Walking True Images

Free of Story: A History of Boundless Love

3. Modes of Organization

Musical Structure

Supportive Structure

Learning Structure from Oral Tradition Stories

The Hero’s Spiral

4. It’s Made to Ignite

Image and Time

Significance and Meaning

Stewards of Energy

What is Worth Knowing

5. Nonaction Within Action

What Would You Do if You Knew You Would Fail?

Nothing Is New

Without Expectation

Structures that Bring Out the Best in You

6. Balance

Revise With Good Heart

Your Writing’s Role

The Editor’s ‘Cut and Grow’ Approach

Following the Old Masters

Product Details

ISBN:
9781611250152
Author:
Webber, Stephen Lloyd
Publisher:
Divine Arts
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Creativity
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Writing » General

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True creativity flows continually throughout life, breaking free of form. In Writing from the Inside Out, author and yogi Stephen Lloyd Webber shares his practice of creative writing as a path for self-realization. This book includes many practical writing exercises and connects readers with esoteric tantric yoga insights, oral traditions, and Zen storytelling modalities. Using the methods in this book, Stephen was able to put together over twenty book-length creative projects in a year.

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