Writing for Self-Discovery: A Personal Approach to Creative Writingby Myra Schneider, John Killick
Simple exercises will help you focus on writing about your thoughts, feeling and emotions. Then, a series of more sophisticated/i>
Writing can be a powerful aid to self-awareness.Writing for Self-Discovery explores the creative process through a series of innovative techniques and exercises designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of your inner self.
Simple exercises will help you focus on writing about your thoughts, feeling and emotions. Then, a series of more sophisticated writing techniques will assist you in unlocking the creativity within. In more than 100 exercises, you will experiment with flowing writing, clustering, modeling, and image exploration, and tap into your memory, dreams, relationships and imagination en route to self-expression.
The book reviews the writing of such celebrated authors as Maya Angelou, D. H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf, showing you how personal themes resonate in their work. It also provides useful guidelines for keeping a creative journal, expanding your raw writing into larger works, and exploring themes ideal for in-depth personal writing in the future.
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Great book for developing your writing. Contains methods for brainstorming, stream of consciousness, poetry starters and, as in the book title, self discovery.