Surviving and Thriving As a Writer
By Bruce Holland Rogers
(Invisible Cities Press Llc, Paperback, 9781931229173, 272pp.)
Publication Date: May 2002
Combining sympathy with practical advice, this guide enables writers to overcome mental and spiritual battles to get words on a page. Anecdotes from established authors, psychological theory, and hands-on exercises help writers understand and move beyond writer’s block. Topics include preventing procrastination, generating inspiration, staying passionate, targeting long-term happiness, the role of relationships, and dealing with both rejection and success. This sound advice will give any writer, beginner or professional, a road map to greater productivity, confidence, and satisfaction.
Bruce Holland Rogers is the author of Wind Over Heaven, Flaming Arrows, and Bedtime Stories to Darken Your Dreams. His awards include a Pushcart Prize, a Bram Stoker Award, and two Nebula Awards. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.