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The thorn necklace : healing through writing and the creative process / Francesca Lia Block ; foreword by Grant Faulkner.

By: Block, Francesca Lia [author.]Contributor(s): Faulkner, Grant [author of foreword.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley, California : Seal Press, 2018Copyright date: �2018Edition: First editionDescription: xxii, 279 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781580057516; 1580057519Other title: Healing through writing and the creative process | Healing through writing & the creative processSubject(s): Block, Francesca Lia | Block, Francesca Lia | Block, Francesca Lia | Creative writing | Authorship -- Technique | Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Personal Memoirs | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | SELF-HELP -- Creativity | SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Self-Esteem | Authorship -- Technique | Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Creative writing | Creation (literary, artistic, etc.) | Authorship -- Technique | Creative writingGenre/Form: Self-help publications.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Thorn necklace.DDC classification: 808.02 LOC classification: PN189 | .B65 2018Other classification: BIO026000 | REF026000 | SEL009000 | SEL023000
Contents:
Echo: Find a mentor -- Dangerous angels: Find a muse -- Blood roses: Channel pain into art -- Quakeland: Banish the critic -- The frenzy: Chaos into order -- Roses and bones: Develop your style -- Guarding the moon: Persevere -- Beyond the pale motel: Face your fears -- Rough magick: Love -- The thorn necklace: Words into action.
Summary: "In this long-anticipated guide to the craft of writing, Block offers an intimate glimpse of an artist at work and a detailed guide to help readers channel their own experiences and creative energy. Sharing visceral insights and powerful exercises, she gently guides us down the write-to-heal path, revealing at each turn the intrinsic value of channeling our experiences onto the page. Named for the painting by Frida Kahlo, who famously transformed her own personal suffering into art, The Thorn Necklace offers lessons on life, love, and the creative process."--Page [2] of cover.
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Echo: Find a mentor -- Dangerous angels: Find a muse -- Blood roses: Channel pain into art -- Quakeland: Banish the critic -- The frenzy: Chaos into order -- Roses and bones: Develop your style -- Guarding the moon: Persevere -- Beyond the pale motel: Face your fears -- Rough magick: Love -- The thorn necklace: Words into action.

"In this long-anticipated guide to the craft of writing, Block offers an intimate glimpse of an artist at work and a detailed guide to help readers channel their own experiences and creative energy. Sharing visceral insights and powerful exercises, she gently guides us down the write-to-heal path, revealing at each turn the intrinsic value of channeling our experiences onto the page. Named for the painting by Frida Kahlo, who famously transformed her own personal suffering into art, The Thorn Necklace offers lessons on life, love, and the creative process."--Page [2] of cover.

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