Synopses & Reviews
When black belt Jennifer Lawler started training in the martial arts, she discovered that the skills she was honing in the dojo (training hall)how to focus, stay disciplined, and perseverecould be used in her professional life as a writer and writing instructor. In Dojo Wisdom for Writers
, Lawler shares 100 essential lessons from the martial arts that she used to build her own career and that will help aspiring writers everywhere. With practical advice, exercises, and many stories from established writers, Dojo Wisdom for Writers
Why a warrior (and a writer) must master many techniques
How to stop fearing the blowof rejection
The Way of the writer is not always straightit can be the path to success
Inspiring, wise, and always down-to-earth, Dojo Wisdom for Writers is a valuable addition to any writers library.
The Way of the writer is not always straight. Sharing 100 essential lessons, an expert shows how to unleash the inspired writer within, using the wisdom of the martial arts.
About the Author
Jennifer Lawler is the author of more than twenty books and many magazine articles. She is the former co-chair of the National Writers Union Book Division and has taught literature and writing at the University of Kansas. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her daughter.