The War of Art

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

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A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.

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?

Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield 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.

Whether an artist, writer or business person, this simple, personal, and no-nonsense book will inspire you to seize the potential of your life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 124 x 201 x 13mm | 204g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1936891026
  • 9781936891023
  • 483

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A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is...
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"Amazingly cogent and smart on the psychology of creation."
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About Steven Pressfield

STEVEN PRESSFIELD is the author of Turning Pro, Do the Work, The Warrior Ethos and the international bestselling novels, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire, Tides of War, Last of the Amazons, The Virtues of War, The Afghan Campaign, Killing Rommel, and The Profession. He lives in Los Angeles.
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If you want to get some inspiration and avoid procrastinating this book will help you alotshow more
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