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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles


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Abby A, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by Abby A)
This book is like a force of nature- it will pick you up and move you out of your entrenched beliefs, emotional blocks and into action as an artist.

Buy it and Read it, daily.
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rlertzman, September 9, 2011 (view all comments by rlertzman)
This book is essential for any creative being! Writer or not, it's about staying the course. Brilliant, lyrical, direct. Tough love in a book. You cannot read this book too often.
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man0mule, April 24, 2009 (view all comments by man0mule)
This is an amazingly inspirational book. This book hits very close to home for me as I've been struggling to create art for over 8 years now. After reading this book I had a new drive to persue my dreams.
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Product Details

Foreword by:
McKee, Robert
Warner Books
Foreword by:
McKee, Robert
McKee, Robert
Pressfield, Steven
New York
Creative writing
Creative Ability
Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
Creative thinking
Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
SELF-HELP / Creativity
Edition Number:
Warner Books ed.
Edition Description:
Warner Books
Publication Date:
April 2003
8.18x4.98x.53 in. .38 lbs.

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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.

"Review" by , "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."
"Synopsis" by , The Art of War meets The Artist's Way in this no-nonsense, profoundly inspiring guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind.
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