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I need a book suggestion about the creative writing field?

I need a book suggestion about the creative writing field? Topic: In creative writing a manuscript is
April 21, 2019 / By Abbygail
Question: I'm tired of reading books that tell writers how to suck up to publishers. I want to read a book about writing for its own sake, a book that makes very little (hopefully no) reference to manuscripts, publishers and the general writing business. Just writing for the sake of mucking about with our muses and playing with words in order to have fun. Any suggestions? PS. Nothing against writers who write for publication, mind you-- I just need to get more in touch with my inner voice before I even start thinking about writing for others.
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Ste Ste | 6 days ago
I highly recommend Natalie Goldberg's books on writing. "Writing Down the Bones" and "The Wild Mind" are my two favorites. She talks a lot about focusing on the process of writing and even gives some writing exercises. Also, "Bird by Bird" by Anne LaMott is very entertaining and inspiring, as is the second half of Stephen King's "On Writing." I admire you for trying to develop your inner voice first. I think this is something too many beginning writers want to skimp on doing, but in the long run, it does pay off.
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Ste Originally Answered: What are good creative writing topics to write about for a high school's creative writing book?
When I was in high school and then in college, it was a very big thing to get our writing added to the creative writing reviews (small magazine type things, but slick pages, nicely formatted, and of quality close to regular magazines, but for our creative writing.) To start by having other people give you ideas? If you can't even come up with your own idea for a short story, don't bother trying. It's a big deal for those who do try. (It was a big deal to me to have the other students decide if my stuff was good enough, and only one time did I get in. I'm not ashamed of that, because I saw how good the other students were and I was part of the group deciding, so even I saw how good I needed to be to compete. That's why this irks me.) If this is how you take on the project, it's the same thing as cheating on homework but worse.. Homework everyone has to do. Getting in those reviews shows a superior talent that is optional for school. If you can't even come up with your own idea, your English teacher was wrong. You don't have the talent, except maybe to cheat on all your work. If I'm wrong - prove it. Do this on your own. That you instantly ran to cheat for an answer seriously indicates that I'm not wrong.
Ste Originally Answered: What are good creative writing topics to write about for a high school's creative writing book?
You never said fiction or non-fiction .. So ... A day in the life of... Best memory in the school A made up legend of the school if your school has issues with cutting or drugs or something write a story in the place of one of those people.

Ozzie Ozzie
Maverick Writers by S. Jean Mead is an excellent book to start with. She interviewed 52 authors who gave good writing advice. You can also read her "Advice to novice writers" blog at http://jeanhenrymead.com/blogadvicetofledglingwriters.htm
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Ozzie Originally Answered: I am very creative at writing and need some info on opportunities in the field?
The best creative writers are also the best researchers and manage to find a way to write and make a living. Check out Boman Desai and his works. He is a good example of someone who lives to write and has created opportunities for himself.
Ozzie Originally Answered: I am very creative at writing and need some info on opportunities in the field?
I'm not sure about where to look for greeting card writing, but I would suggest looking at mediabistro.com. You'd need to sign up for an account, but it's free. Try contacting local newspapers, too, and ask about job opportunities.

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