Pen on Fire
Pen on Fire
A Busy Woman's Guide to Igniting the Writer Within
Harvest Books, Paperback, 9780156029780, 262pp.
Publication Date: October 2004
But anyone can find fifteen minutes, whether you're sitting in traffic, waiting at a child's soccer practice, or watching the coffee drip. DeMarco-Barrett has created a practical, inspirational guide for fitting serious writing into those stolen moments. She offers writing exercises and techniques for generating ideas, as well as pragmatic advice from the well-known authors who appear on her radio show. With fifteen minutes a day, she can help you to ignite your pen and become the writer you have always wanted to be.
ADVANCE PRAISE FOR PEN ON FIRE
"Pen on Fire is a gym for writers with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, who teaches, coaxes, and cheers us on." -Diane Leslie, author of Fleur de Leigh's Life of Crime
"A wonderful mix of the practical and the inspirational." -T. Jefferson Parker, author of Cold Pursuit
"Barbara DeMarco-Barrett''s wonderful, practical guide teaches us to value our craft and, thus, ourselves."
"With an encouraging attitude and inspirational approach…everything writer-wannabes want to know, from finding an agent to finding your voice."
"Soars with inspiration and crackles with joy. It''s a blessing for anyone going crazy trying to find time to write."
"PEN ON FIRE is a fitness gym for writers with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, who teaches, coaxes, and cheers us on."
"The simple tips and easy lessons herein will provide inspiration to beginning and seasoned writers alike. I recommend it highly."
"PEN ON FIRE is a beginning writer''s dream cocktail of fortitude: equal parts compassion, inspiration, and fabulous limbering exercises. "
DeMarco-Barrett knows the writerly type. Her book perfectly combines inspiration and practical advice.
"A creative dynamo, a true writer''s writer."
"What a little gem! Gulp down this cocktail of compassion, inspiration, and wizard limbering-up exercises."
"PEN ON FIRE has got a wonderful mix of the practical and the inspirational."