the mindful writer

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“Small but powerful—a welcome addition to many writers’ desks, and an inspiring and supportive gift.”—ForeWord

THE MINDFUL WRITER

Dinty W. Moore

This isn’t your typical “how to write” book. Author Dinty W. Moore, a well-respected writing coach and teacher, thoughtfully illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits and grow as a person, and what it means to live a life dedicated to writing.

The Mindful Writer features bite-sized essays that will delight and inform not only writers, but also other artists, mediators and mindfulness practitioners. Built around heartening quotes from famous writers and thinkers, it is a resource that readers will turn to again and again for guidance and encouragement.

This edition includes a new introduction exploring the centrality of mindfulness in a writer’s practice and craft as well as a selection of writing prompts to get you started on writing mindfully right away.

book information
  • Paperback
  • 168 pages, 4.50 x 6.50 inches
  • $9.95
  • ISBN 9781614293521
  • ebook
  • 168 pages
  • $6.99
  • ISBN 9781614293705
about the author
The Mindful Writer

Dinty W. Moore is author of The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, as well as the memoir Between Panic & Desire, winner of the Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize in 2009. Moore has published essays and stories in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harpers, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Iron Horse Literary Review, and Crazyhorse, among numerous other venues. A professor of nonfiction writing at Ohio University, Moore lives in Athens, Ohio, where he grows heirloom tomatoes and edible dandelions.

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