Writers take note: The Writer’s Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication by Ralph Keyes, author of The Courage to Write has just come out… Keyes has written a book that is extremely useful to writers and would-be writers.
Unlike so many writing manuals Ralph Keyes’ latest book deals with aspects of the writing process that are all too often ignored. The frustration and despair that at times overcome writers at all stages of writing. Packed full of examples of just how many big name writers have at one time or another despaired and struggled to …
My friend Sharon sent me a book called The Writer’s Book of Hope. I love reading all the stories and examples because I feel such kinship with the people described. (Some of them are famous–John Grisham and me in the word trenches–think about it!) I wish I could have had this book during last week’s …
This book really opened my eyes to the reality of the publishing world. It also helped dissipate a lot of anger and self pity I was feeling. Who knew you had to work this hard? Well, now I do. So it goes. I can now forge ahead without feeling so sorry for myself!
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Best Book for a Struggling Writer If any of you are writing book addicts (are all writers or is it just me?) I would strongly recommend you get a copy of The Writer’s Book of Hope by Ralph Keyes. It’s all about the anxiety, frustration and despair that writer’s face every time they sit down …