Baker & Taylor A successful author and writing teacher offers a wide range of inspiration and insights for burgeoning writers, helping them get over a sense of fear and risk that may be holding them back and stifling their creativity. Original.
New World Library In this collection of anecdotes, lessons, quotes, and prompts, author and writing teacher Barbara Abercrombie provides a delightfully varied cornucopia of inspiration —nuts-and-bolts solutions, hand-holding commiseration, and epiphany-fueling insights from fellow writers, including Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners and Abercrombie’s students who have gone from paralyzed to published. Writing can be risky and make you feel vulnerable. A Year of Writing Dangerously is a book of 365 short pieces to sustain a writer – beginner or veteran – through a year of writing fiction, memoir, autobiography, or personal essays. Three hundred and sixty-five days of inspiration, quotes, and anecdotes about other writers, along with weekly writing prompts.