The Writing Diet

Write Yourself Right-Size

By Julia Cameron
(Tarcher, Paperback, 9781585426980, 256pp.)

Publication Date: December 26, 2008

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Description
Julia Cameron, author of "The Artist's Way," offers a revolutionary diet plan: Use writing to take off the pounds
Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing: Often when her students uncover their creative selves they also undergo a surprising physical transformation-- invigorated by their work, they slim down. In "The Writing Diet," Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation: Creativity can block overeating.
This inspiring weight-loss program directs readers to count words instead of calories, to substitute their writing's "food for thought" for actual food. "The Writing Diet" presents a brilliant plan for using one of the soul's deepest and most abiding appetites--the desire to be creative--to lose weight and keep it off forever.



About the Author
JULIA CAMERON is an artist and writer, with over 20 years of experience as a film director and producer. Her book The Artists Way (Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1992) is a guide to discovering the spiritual path to a higher creativity. A former writer-in-residence and teacher at Northwestem University, Julia Cameron has taught and refined her creativity techniques in many workshops over the post ten years.
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