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If You Want to Write

A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit

Brenda Ueland

In her 93 remarkable years, Brenda Ueland published six million words. She said she had two rules she followed absolutely: to tell the truth, and not to do anything she didn't want to do. Her integrity shines throughout If You Want to Write, her best-selling classic on the process of writing that has already inspired thousands to find their own cre...
Publish Date
1997
March 1
First Published in 1938
Goodreads rating
4.12
ISBN
9781420959673
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Apr 19, 2016
Perhaps my favorite book of all time. It was my guiding light when I first started writing. Obviously, the book is for writers, but if you substitute ”program,“ ”market,“ ”evangelize,“ or ”start“ for the word ”write,“ you’ll see why its concepts are widely applicable. If you only buy one book from this list, make it this one.      source
Oct 24, 2020
@nandemo_ii_ @screencrafting Love this book.      source