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Relaxing the Writer: Guidebook to the Writer's High

Relaxing the Writer: Guidebook to the Writer's High

by Amber Polo


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"Relaxing the Writer: Guidebook to the Writer's High" by Amber Polo provides a a travelogue of hints, exercises, and whimsical side trips to help the stressed writer breakthrough the physical and mental limits to creativity.
From aromatherapy to zumba, find hundreds of practical ideas and suggestions. Written with the special needs of writers in mind, anyone who spends time in a chair will discover useful tips to escape the dangers of sitting.
Suggestions range from centuries-old techniques like meditation and yoga to iPad apps. Browse a smorgasbord of suggestions. Every page inspires worried writers to explore new ideas to de-stress their lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781463727055
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/18/2011
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

As a yoga teacher, Amber Polo loves to teach people to relax; As a librarian, she loves interesting research projects; As a writer, she loves to write; As a traveler, she packs more guidebooks than underwear - and still gets lost
"Relaxing the Writer: Guidebook to the Writer's High" brings together all her loves.

Amber's fiction has been called quirky and profound. She has published short stories, two novels, and won the Story Circle Network '08 LifeWriting Competition. Her yoga teacher training is in Integral Yoga, the program Dean Ornish used to develop his Program for Reversing Heart Disease and a method proven to teach recognition of tension and the techniques to release it. Her relaxation audios "Relaxation; One Breath at a Time," "Relaxing the Writer Relaxation", & "Relaxing the Writers Hand Meditation" have won praise as accessible, not too woo-woo, relaxation instruction.

What People are Saying About This

Laurie Schnebly Campbell

Even before putting the abundant new relaxation ideas into practice, I feel healthier every time I read this book. Imagine half a dozen expert sessions with various counselors, all gathered into one guidebook. This is an amazing value! (Laurie Schnebly Campbell, writing teacher (online & live), and author of Believable Characters)

Kari Thomas

Relaxing the Writer is packed full of easy-to-do relaxation tips, not just for writers — but also for people who work every day with their hands. You'll be recommending this book to your friends and associates! (Kari Thomas, award-winning paranormal romance author)

Carolyn Howard-Johnson

... high on my list of recommendations to my readers and clients whose creative juices are running low. (Carolyn Howard-Johnson, novelist, poet and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally series for writers)

Rowena Cherry

Authors, have you watched yourself write? Quit looking like Quasimodo; Relaxing the Writer is an enlightening must-read for writers at all stages of their careers. (Rowena Cherry, winner of the 2010 E.P.I.C. Award "Friend of ePublishing")

Maggie Toussaint

This guidebook is chock-full of excellent tips to create the perfect writing storm. By optimizing the writing environment and the writer's inner space, stress and tension are released, opening many creative doors. (Maggie Toussaint, award-winning author)

Kris Neri

Bridging the mind-body connection, Amber Polo's Relaxing the Writer treats the whole writer, providing specialized relaxation techniques for increased health and enhanced creativity. A must-have for every writer's how-to bookshelf. (Kris Neri, Lefty Award-nominated author of High Crimes on the Magical Plane and co-owner of The Well Red Coyote bookstore)

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