The Artist's Way : A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self

The Artist's Way : A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
Author: Julia Cameron
Rating: 3.91
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Publisher: Pan MacMillan
Book Format: Paperback
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Pages: 240
Hours of reading: 4.0 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
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About the book

The Artist's Way provides a twelve-week course that guides you through the process of recovering your creative self. It aims to dispel the 'I'm not talented enough' conditioning that holds many people back and helps you to unleash your own inner artist. Its step-by-step approach enables you to transform your life, overcome any artistic blocks you may suffer from, including limiting beliefs, fear, sabotage, jealousy and guilt, and replace them with self confidence and productivity. It helps demystify the creative process by making it a part of your daily life. Whatever your artistic leanings, this book will give you the tools you need to enable you to fulfil your dreams.

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Julia Cameron Biography

Julia B. Cameron (born March 4, 1948) is an American teacher, author, artist, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, pigeon fancier, composer, and journalist. She is best known for her book The Artist's Way (1992). She also has written many other non-fiction works, short stories, and essays, as well as novels, plays, musicals, and screenplays.

Biography

Julia Cameron was born in Libertyville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and raised Catholic. She was the second oldest of seven children. She started college at Georgetown University before transferring to Fordham University. She wrote for The Washington Post and then Rolling Stone.She met Martin Scorsese while on assignment for Oui Magazine. They married in 1976 and divorced a year later in 1977; Cameron was Scorsese's second wife. They have one daughter, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, born in 1976. The marriage ended after Scorsese began seeing Liza Minnelli while the three of them were working on New York, New York. Cameron and Scorsese collaborated on three films. Her memoir Floor Sample details her descent into alcoholism and drug addiction, which induced blackouts, paranoia and psychosis. In 1978, reaching a point in her life when writing and drinking could no longer coexist, Cameron stopped abusing drugs and alcohol, and began teaching creative unblocking, eventually publishing the book based on her work: The Artist's Way. At first she sold Xeroxed copies of the book in a local bookstore before it was published by TarcherPerigee in 1992. She contends that creativity is an authentic spiritual path.Cameron has taught filmmaking, creative unblocking, and writing. She has taught at The Smithsonian, Esalen, the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, and the New York Open Center. At Northwestern University, she was writer in residence for film. In 2008 she taught a class at the New York Open Center, The Right to Write, named and modeled after one of her bestselling books, which reveals the importance of writing. She continues to teach regularly around the world.Cameron has lived in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, and Washington D.C., but now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention (St. Martin's Press, 2021) It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning at Midlife and Beyond (Tarcher, 2016) The Artist's Way for Parents: Raising Creative Children (Tarcher/Hay House, 2013) The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of "Enough" (Tarcher/Hay House, 2011; ISBN 978-1-58542-897-7) Faith and Will: Weathering the Storms in Our Spiritual Lives (Tarcher, 2010; ISBN 1585428019) The Creative Life: True Tales of Inspiration (Tarcher, 2010) The Artist's Way Every Day: A Year of Creative Living (Tarcher, 2009) Prayers to the Great Creator: Prayers and Declarations for a Meaningful Life (Tarcher, 2008) The Writing Diet: Write Yourself Right-Size (Tarcher, 2007; ISBN 1-58542-571-0) Floor Sample (Ta ... Read full biography

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Publisher: Pan MacMillan
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Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9780330343589
ISBN10: 0330343580
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Book Format: Paperback
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Pages: 240
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Publication date: Sept. 2, 2011
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Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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