The Artist's Way : Luxury Hardback Edition
About the book
'I love it. A practical, spiritual, nurturing book.' - Russell Brand Since its first publication, The Artist's Way has inspired the genius of Elizabeth Gilbert, Tim Ferriss, Reese Witherspoon and millions of readers to embark on a creative journey and find a deeper connection to process and purpose. Julia Cameron guides readers in uncovering problems and pressure points that may be restricting their creative flow and offers techniques to open up opportunities for self-growth and self-discovery. A revolutionary programme for personal renewal, The Artist's Way will help get you back on track, rediscover your passions, and take the steps you need to change your life.
The queen of change * New York Times * I absolutely love this book ... It's a really good starting point to discover what lights you up -- Emma Gannon It's a great tool for any type of creative person. I've given away so many copies -- Tayari Jones Fascinating (and fun) ... Three times in the last decade I've committed to doing The Artist's Way's program, and each time I've learned something important and surprising about myself and my work ... Without The Artist's Way, there would have been no Eat, Pray, Love -- Elizabeth Gilbert I love it ... A practical, spiritual, nurturing book ... I wish I'd found it sooner -- Russell Brand If you have always wanted to pursue a creative dream, have always wanted to play and create with words or paints, this book will gently get you started -- Anne Lamott Unlock your inner creativity and ease your anxiety * Daily Telegraph * I found my way to writing to an artist workbook called The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron ... Being introduced to that book, over 20 years ago, really changed my life. I still do [the morning pages] every day; it gets everything out - right at the top of the day. All the anxiety, all the fear, all the mess - it comes out and then it cracks open and leads you to wherever it is that you're supposed to be inside your creativity. I never wrote until I started The Artist's Way, so I would say: Start there -- Billy Porter So inspiring -- Reese Witherspoon I picked this book up for the first time when I was twenty-one years old. It completely changed my life. I did it again ten years ago and the impact was again life-altering. Something in my soul was stirring me to come back to it. So ... here we go ... I'm excited to meet myself on this path again -- Kerry Washington This is a book that addresses a delicate and complex subject. For those who will use it, it is a valuable tool to get in touch with their own creativity -- Martin Scorsese If you'd like to learn more about getting into the creative mode, I highly recommend The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron -- John Cleese Cameron wants you to have a serious think about what you really want from your life * The Times * Julia Cameron invented the way people renovate the creative soul * New York Times * Cameron is simply encouraging her readers to be a bit more open, more patient, and kinder to themselves * New Yorker * This book has been revolutionary in my creative life. It's a must-read for every artist -- Ito Aghayere A classic that never loses its power -- Amanda de Cadenet Unleashing our creative potential is the key to a more meaningful life * Psychologies * The Artist's Way is great ... the moment I did that, that's when [the music] started to flow -- Ed O'Brien
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.
BiographyJulia 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
NonfictionThe 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
|Publisher:||Profile Books Ltd|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||April 2, 2020|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|