Write for Your Lives: Inspire Your Creative Writing with Buddhist Wisdom

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Using a powerful combination of the spiritual practices of Tibetan Buddhism and contemporary Western cognitive therapy, Joe Sestito shows his readers how to free themselves from the inner and outer obstacles that may hold them back from living and writing with true creativity and enjoyment.

He takes you through the steps of developing a concept for a manuscript, proceeding to write, overcome writer’s block and bring the project to completion. ...
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Overview

Using a powerful combination of the spiritual practices of Tibetan Buddhism and contemporary Western cognitive therapy, Joe Sestito shows his readers how to free themselves from the inner and outer obstacles that may hold them back from living and writing with true creativity and enjoyment.

He takes you through the steps of developing a concept for a manuscript, proceeding to write, overcome writer’s block and bring the project to completion. He demonstrates the best way to write a persuasive book proposal to present to agents and publishers, and inspires writers with the psychological and spiritual resilience to stick with their project.

Lively practical exercises and meditations are interspersed throughout the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906787363
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Sestito has a first-class degree in psychology and a MA in Social Administration. He has been a psychotherapist for over 15 years, specialising in working with children who have been traumatised. He regularly gives workshops at professional conferences about writing, psychotherapy, and spirituality – these conferences each have approximately 3,000 participants.
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