Writing was the central passion of Emerson's life. Here, for the first time, is the Concord Sage's energetic, exuberant, and unconventional advice on the idea of writing, focused and distilled by Robert Richardson. Whether a writer by trade or a novice, every reader will find something to treasure in this volume. BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY AUTHOR.University of Iowa Press, 2009. Paperback, 101 pp.
Part memoir, part maser class by one of the bestselling authors of all time. This book is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. This 20th Anniversary edition includes contributions by Joe Hill and Owen King, as well as an updated reading list from the author himself.Scribner, 2000, 2020. Paperback, 316 pp.
Offers advice to writers who want to become more comfortable with their writing, face their inhibitions, and gain the confidence to release their true voice. Utilizing the breath, a vigorous movement practice designed to break up stagnation with the body and the mind, and writing exercises aimed at both self-exploration and developing works-in-progress, this book offers a clear path to writing through illusion.Shambala, 2010. Paperback, 260 pp.