“…reflects in a sophisticated yet highly readable voice on many aspects of the writer’s life. It will inspire many creative people, whether writers or not. The book definitely lived up to its title.”
“Full of inspiration and pointers from Susan Gabriel and other authors to boost your creativity – it’s an all-around excellent book – I’d highly recommend it!”
“This is a wonderful book that I think many women writers will enjoy (and really, it would be just as beneficial and enjoyable for men, in my opinion). This one applies to writers and readers, but I found that it inspired me to journal more and keep track of some of my more brilliant ideas…”
“I think this is a wonderful book for all women – whether they write, want to write or are just big readers – who are interested in a life of soul and purpose.”
Fearless Writing for Women
Whether you are new to writing or an experienced veteran, when you need to call on your resilience and jumpstart your writing, this wonderful book by acclaimed author Susan Gabriel will provide you with inspiration, writing tips and encouragement to get going again and keep going.
In addition to sharing from her own experience as a writer for over 15 years, Gabriel also reflects on thoughts and experiences from a wide variety of writers and other inspiring people including Annie Dillard, Virginia Woolf, Harriet Tubman, Ursula Le Guin, Barbara Kingsolver, Kathryn Hackett, Hillary Clinton, Alice Munro, Jane Austen, Maya Angelou, Fran Lebowitz, Brene Brown, Emily Dickinson, Anne Tyler, Harper Lee, Elizabeth George, Anne LaMott, Nora Ephron, Gail Godwin, May Sarton, Willa Cather, Marianne Williamson, Carson McCullers, Sue Monk Kidd, Alice Walker, Louise Erdrich, Geena Davis, Martha Beck, Mary Oliver, Elizabeth Gilbert, Tina Fey and others.
You’ll enjoy the wide-ranging and inspiring essays, including:
* Where ideas come from
* The art of “shitty” first drafts
* A lesson from Tina Fey
* 101 excuses why people don’t write
* Writers who are also mothers
* Kill your darlings
* What writers can learn from coyotes