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It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be

It's Not How Good You AreThis book is pure chutzpah — lots of inspirational sayings and (very short) stories printed in large type. It’s fun to read, and you’ll probably get some good ideas out of it. I re-read my copy a couple of times a year just to recharge my “go get ‘em!” batteries. Continue reading “It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be” »

Posted August 6th, 2011 at 6:17 am

Revised August 26th, 2011 at 9:56 pm

The War of Art

If The Artists Way is a gentle, spiritual guide to developing your creative career, The War of Art is boot camp. Steven Pressfield names the enemy and spells out its strengths, its weaknesses, and how to defeat it.

And it’s a whole lot shorter than Julia Cameron’s book, and a lot more fun to read. Continue reading “The War of Art” »

Posted August 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am

Revised August 26th, 2011 at 9:58 pm