The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)
Meet Your Writing Life Coach and Mentor

"If you want to take your writing to the next level, buy this book...now!" ―Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sperry, The Book Doctors and authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

#1 Bestseller in Writing, Research & Publishing Guides

Imagine having your own personal writing life coach and mentor―someone encouraging yet honest, supportive yet empowering, who can help you set and achieve your goals, turn your moments of doubt and fear into sources of strength, and discover what you're truly capable of when you're at your best.

A motivational book for anyone dealing with writer's block or other writing obstacles. Whether you're a first-time writer with a brand-new project or a seasoned pro, Kendra Levin's book will help you do the best writing of your life―and live your best life while doing it.

A motivational self-care book for writing aficionados. Using a fresh new approach to Joseph Campbell's archetypal The Hero's Journey, Levin reveals how to be a hero in the narrative of your own process. She weaves together wisdom drawn from her years as a life coach for writers and an editor at the world's biggest publishing house with behind-the-scenes stories from a panoply of best-selling authors and career entertainers.

With over thirty exercises designed to help you reinvent your creative process from the inside out, learn how to:

  • Identify your biggest challenges and render them powerless
  • Start a project that you love―and stick with it
  • Design a structure for writing regularly
  • Readers of self-help books and personal development books for writers and creatives like Story Genius, The Emotional Craft of Fiction, The Artist's Way, Bird by Bird, or Big Magic will be inspired and encouraged by The Hero is You.

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    The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)
    Meet Your Writing Life Coach and Mentor

    "If you want to take your writing to the next level, buy this book...now!" ―Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sperry, The Book Doctors and authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

    #1 Bestseller in Writing, Research & Publishing Guides

    Imagine having your own personal writing life coach and mentor―someone encouraging yet honest, supportive yet empowering, who can help you set and achieve your goals, turn your moments of doubt and fear into sources of strength, and discover what you're truly capable of when you're at your best.

    A motivational book for anyone dealing with writer's block or other writing obstacles. Whether you're a first-time writer with a brand-new project or a seasoned pro, Kendra Levin's book will help you do the best writing of your life―and live your best life while doing it.

    A motivational self-care book for writing aficionados. Using a fresh new approach to Joseph Campbell's archetypal The Hero's Journey, Levin reveals how to be a hero in the narrative of your own process. She weaves together wisdom drawn from her years as a life coach for writers and an editor at the world's biggest publishing house with behind-the-scenes stories from a panoply of best-selling authors and career entertainers.

    With over thirty exercises designed to help you reinvent your creative process from the inside out, learn how to:

  • Identify your biggest challenges and render them powerless
  • Start a project that you love―and stick with it
  • Design a structure for writing regularly
  • Readers of self-help books and personal development books for writers and creatives like Story Genius, The Emotional Craft of Fiction, The Artist's Way, Bird by Bird, or Big Magic will be inspired and encouraged by The Hero is You.

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    The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)

    The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)

    by Kendra Levin
    The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)

    The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be (How to Write a Book)

    by Kendra Levin

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    Overview

    Meet Your Writing Life Coach and Mentor

    "If you want to take your writing to the next level, buy this book...now!" ―Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sperry, The Book Doctors and authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

    #1 Bestseller in Writing, Research & Publishing Guides

    Imagine having your own personal writing life coach and mentor―someone encouraging yet honest, supportive yet empowering, who can help you set and achieve your goals, turn your moments of doubt and fear into sources of strength, and discover what you're truly capable of when you're at your best.

    A motivational book for anyone dealing with writer's block or other writing obstacles. Whether you're a first-time writer with a brand-new project or a seasoned pro, Kendra Levin's book will help you do the best writing of your life―and live your best life while doing it.

    A motivational self-care book for writing aficionados. Using a fresh new approach to Joseph Campbell's archetypal The Hero's Journey, Levin reveals how to be a hero in the narrative of your own process. She weaves together wisdom drawn from her years as a life coach for writers and an editor at the world's biggest publishing house with behind-the-scenes stories from a panoply of best-selling authors and career entertainers.

    With over thirty exercises designed to help you reinvent your creative process from the inside out, learn how to:

  • Identify your biggest challenges and render them powerless
  • Start a project that you love―and stick with it
  • Design a structure for writing regularly
  • Readers of self-help books and personal development books for writers and creatives like Story Genius, The Emotional Craft of Fiction, The Artist's Way, Bird by Bird, or Big Magic will be inspired and encouraged by The Hero is You.


    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781573246880
    Publisher: TURNER PUB CO
    Publication date: 11/01/2016
    Series: Open Center Book
    Pages: 256
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Kendra Levin is a certified life coach for writers, as well as a children's book editor, teacher, and writer. Since 2008, she has helped writers and other creative artists all over the world meet their goals and connect more deeply with their work and themselves. She is a senior editor at Penguin Books, where she has worked for over a decade. Kendra has taught classes to everyone from media professionals to prison inmates. Visit her online at www.kendracoaching.com.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction xi

    Chapter 1 The Hero 1

    Identify Your Gifts and Vulnerabilities and Begin the Work

    Chapter 2 The Herald 21

    Follow and Create Inspiration and Change

    Chapter 3 Allies 41

    Build Your Support System

    Chapter 4 The Mentor 57

    Learn from All Teachers and Follow Your Inner Wisdom

    Chapter 5 Threshold Guardians 77

    Conquer Distraction

    Mid-Book Check-In 99

    Chapter 6 The Shapeshifter 101

    Change Your Point of View

    Chapter 7 The Trickster 117

    Play, Break Your Own Rules, and Remember to Have Fun

    Chapter 8 The Goddess 129

    Identify Your Natural Cycles and Make the Most of Them

    Chapter 9 The Shadow 147

    Fight the Destructive Impulse and Discover Your Hidden Power

    Chapter 10 The Superhero 171

    Finish What You Started and Apply What You've Learned to Revision

    Chapter 11 The Steed 189

    Share Your Work-and Yourself-With the World

    Chapter 12 Mentor-Hero 213

    Be a Mentor for the Next Hero's Journey

    Bibliography 225

    Acknowledgments 231

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