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Author Reynolds, Susan (Linda Susan)

Title Fire up your writing brain : [how to use proven neuroscience to become a more creative, productive, and successful writer] / Susan Reynolds.

Publication Info. Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  808.02 REYNOLDS    Check Shelf
Edition 1st edition.
Description 265 pages ; 22 cm
Note Subtitle from cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Filled with accessible instruction, practical techniques, and thought-provoking exercises, Fire Up Your Writing Brain shows you how to become a more productive, creative, and successful writer. Identify the type of writer you are: Do you think or feel your way through writing a book? Are you a pantser or a plotter? Develop writing models that accelerate your learning curve. Hardwire your brain for endurance and increased productivity. Brainstorm better character concepts and plot points. Learn to edit your manuscript on both a macro and micro level. Recharge a lagging brain to gain an extra burst of creativity"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents What your writing brain can do for you -- Phase I. Prepping your writing brain : Awaken your writing brain: create the mindset to write -- Identify your writing brain: what kind of writer are you? -- Phase II. Your idea-generating brain : Reinforce your writing brain: get ready to write -- Jumpstart your writing brain: practice the art of brainstorming -- Phase III. Your brain at the beginning : Nurture your writing brain: lay the groundwork for success -- Fire up your writing brain: buckle down and write -- Phase IV. Your brain in the middle : Fuel your writing brain: get into a writing groove -- Refresh you writing brain: overcome writer's block -- Sustain your writing brain: get a second wind -- Phase V. Your brain at the end : Reward your writing brain : Cross the finish line -- Phase VI. Your editing brain : Call in your executive brain: don your editor's cap.
Subject Creative writing -- Technique.
Authorship. (OCoLC)fst00822442
Added Title Use proven neuroscience to become a more creative, productive, and successful writer
ISBN 9781599639147 (paperback)
1599639149 (paperback)
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