The Mindful Writer by Dinty W Moore
Noble Truths of the Writing Life

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Going beyond the typical "how to write" book, The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits, how to grow as a writer and a person, and what it means to live a life dedicated to the craft of writing. There's not a writer alive, novice or master, who will not benefit from this book and fall in love with it. Cover to cover, this wise little book is riveting and delightful.

The Mindful Writer will be a book that readers will turn to again and again as a source inspiration, guidance, and support.
 

About Dinty W Moore

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Dinty W. Moore has worked as a documentary filmmaker, professional modern dancer, wire service journalist, and college creative writing professor. He has published fiction and poetry in numerous literary magazines and was awarded a 1992 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction Writing. He is the author of one book of nonfiction, The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth About Internet Culture. He lives with his wife and daughter in State College, Pennsylvannia.
 
Published April 10, 2012 by Wisdom Publications. 154 pages
Genres: Self Help, Education & Reference, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Advice books for writers are a dime a dozen but Moore (Crafting the Personal Essay) provides a fresh approach with this melding of Buddhist teachings and sage career and life lessons for those who devote their lives to the written word.

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Spirituality & Practice

He has divided this brief but enlightening book into four sections: • The Writer's Mind • The Writer's Desk • The Writer's Vision • The Writer's Life Minty has taken the Buddhist understandings of mindfulness and applied them to the art and craft of writing where focus and being att...

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ForeWord Reviews

A quote from Thomas Mann on the back of this petite red hardcover gives a good taste of what’s inside: “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” Dinty W.

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Elephant Journal

There are a plethora of books about writing in existence, but this is the first I’ve seen that relates writing to the Four Noble Truths.

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