Writing Toward Home: Tales And Lessons To Find Your Way by Georgia HeardWriting Toward Home: Tales And Lessons To Find Your Way by Georgia Heard

Writing Toward Home: Tales And Lessons To Find Your Way

byGeorgia Heard

Paperback | October 16, 1995

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Here is a personal and compassionate book for everyone writers, poets, teachers, lovers of life, and especially those seeking to find their writing voices again or for the first time. It is an autobiographical travelogue moving from a volcano in Hawaii to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and places in between, with writing at its heart.

This book offers practical advice on overcoming some of the obstacles writers of all ages face: writer's block, fear of rejection, confronting silencing critics in your head, finding the time to write. Each short chapter speaks to the larger truths about writing and how to truly live the writer's life: how to become more of a risk taker, how to excavate the past as a source, and how to become an acute observer of the world. 

This is a book that will remind you-and help you remind your students-that the true source of writing is the creative self. In this fast culture when most people have so little time to do anything but menial tasks, it will jumpstart you, it will awaken to you the journey within, it will make you want to write.
Title:Writing Toward Home: Tales And Lessons To Find Your WayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:October 16, 1995Publisher:Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0435081241

ISBN - 13:9780435081249

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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?[This] is a book for the writer hidden or not so hidden in us all...It is a book for any age, to be read in little bits or all at once, and to be reread regularly.?-Inland