The keys to success as a writer are yours for the thinking!
All success begins in the mind. For writers, the mind fuels the imagination and creates stories. But for authors who are productive and resilient, and see a good return on their efforts, there is another factor at work.
They are winning the mental game of writing.
Successful writers have the ability to inspire themselves to produce consistently, improve systematically, overcome obstacles and keep up a positive mental attitude.
In this book, #1 bestselling writing teacher James Scott Bell takes you through the mental landscape of the successful author. He shows you not only how to stay on your game, but how to improve it. He gives you insights, strategies and techniques for blasting through walls and jumping over hurdles, setting you free to concentrate on what you love most - writing.
You'll learn how to define true success, formulate goals and plans, find courage and commitment to write, unleash your creativity and write with joy.
You'll also be given steps to handle challenges like stress, burnout, envy, expectations and the trap of comparison.
In short, you'll learn to get all your mental jets going full blast so your writing can reach new heights!
"I need three things before I tackle a new novel: Diet Coke, a laptop, and my dog-eared copies of James Scott Bell's books on writing craft." - #1 NYT Times Bestselling Author Kami Garcia
Used availability for James Scott Bell's The Mental Game of Writing
July 2016 : USA Paperback
July 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition