The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

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Black Irish Entertainment LLC, Jun 3, 2002 - Self-Help - 192 pages
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What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece?

The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.

The War of Art emphasizes the resolve needed to recognize and overcome the obstacles of ambition and then effectively shows how to reach the highest level of creative discipline.

Think of it as tough love . . . for yourself.


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My brother-in-law, a professional comedian, actor, and author, suggested I read this book while laying fallow. A small manual about battling Resistance, which is anything that distracts you from ... Read full review

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My friend lent me this book and I found it to be an integral part to any battle against procrastination and creativity blocks. It acts like the angel on your shoulder, giving you the power and ... Read full review

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Steven Pressfield is the author of TURNING PRO, THE WARRIOR ETHOS, THE AUTHENTIC SWING, DO THE WORK, GATES OF FIRE, TIDES OF WAR, THE LEGEND OF BAGGER VANCE among others. He lives in Los Angeles.  In 2003, he was made an honorary citizen by the city of Sparta in Greece

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