Write.: 10 Days to Overcome Writer's Block. Period.

Write.: 10 Days to Overcome Writer's Block. Period.

by Karen E Peterson
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Write.: 10 Days to Overcome Writer's Block. Period. by Karen E Peterson

"Writers are notorious for using any reason to keep from working: over-researching, retyping, going to meetings, waxing the floors-anything."
-Gloria Steinem

Sound familiar? This is what Dr. Karen E. Peterson-who has overcome writer's block herself-calls "the write-or-flight response." In this revolutionary book, psychologist and novelist Karen E. Peterson presents an easy, effective way to beat writer's block in only ten days. Based on new brain research and sound psychological principles, this innovative program shows writers how to conquer writer's block using such methods as:

  • Exercises to conquer the "write-or-flight" response
  • Techniques to create that elusive "writing mood"
  • Parallel monologue and interior dialogue to jump-start the writing process
  • Checklists to see which side of the brain is blocking you
  • A template for establishing writing as a part of your daily life
  • Motivation "to-go"-so that writers can write anywhere, any time

    With case examples and a healthy dollop of humor, Write. will help both seasoned and neophyte writers to enjoy the process of sending their creativity-and productivity-soaring to new heights.

    Author Biography:
    Karen E. Peterson, Ph.D. (Phoenix, AZ) is a psychologist, novelist, and public speaker with extensive media experience. She is a former university writing instructor with an M.A. in English. The recipient of several university literary awards, Dr. Peterson has conducted research on writer's block and procrastination.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781593375034
    Publisher: Adams Media
    Publication date: 05/11/2006
    Pages: 256
    Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.74(d)

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    Write.: 10 Days to Overcome Writer's Block. Period. 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    This is a different way of confronting the creative writing struggle. I found it helpful, insightful, and written in an engaging style. Some of the left brain/right brain exercises are things I now use on a daily basis. Highly recommended for serious writers.
    laureng More than 1 year ago
    I must have started and stopped at least six different writing projects before I grabbed this book. Tired of staring at a blank screen, I decided to be proactive about my writing or lack thereof and I'm so glad I did. Though writer's block has plagued me many a night, this book actually helped jump start my writing again in ten days! I'm going to recommend this to all my friends.
    Rebecca58 More than 1 year ago
    I was a bit reluctant to believe this book could cure my writer's block in only ten days -- but it did! I can't thank Karen Peterson enough...this is a revolutionary concept. I am telling all of my writer friends to go out and buy this book.
    asassylady More than 1 year ago
    "Write. 10 Days to Overcoming Writer's Block", is a huge waste of time and money. It is no wonder that this book is in the bargain bin.
    "Write.," lures you in with a compliment by Kurt Vonnegut on the cover and the first few pages offer hope that, by following Ms. Peterson's advice, you will break through your writer's block in 10 days...
    In truth, Ms. Peterson's "research" is unorganized, irrelevant and useless and I doubt that this woman ever wrote a compelling thing in her life. This self proclaimed novelist, claims to have a PH. D and is a former professor at "X" University. I am assuming that this university has very low standards when it comes to choosing faculty. Frankly, I find it difficult to comprehend this woman actually became a public speaker on the subject.
    I was going to suggest this "10 Day Plan" was a bunch of hoggle posh but, those words seem too interesting to describe the material between the covers. It, in short, is crap and the only value this book will have in my life is tonight, in my fireplace, when I use it as kindling.
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