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The War of Art Audiobook

The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle

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Publisher's Summary

Internationally best-selling author of Last of the Amazons, Gates of Fire and Tides of War, Steven Pressfield delivers a guide to inspire and support those who struggle to express their creativity. Pressfield believes that “resistance” is the greatest enemy, and he offers many unique and helpful ways to overcome it.

©2002 Steven Pressfield (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC

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    A You Seattle, WA 01-01-17
    A You Seattle, WA 01-01-17 Member Since 2016

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    So many great thoughts and points that "hit home" for me. I really enjoyed this audible and the style the narrator takes.

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    cheyne naia hanoski 01-01-17 Member Since 2016
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    I made pretty profound follower of Christ and this book was amazing until chapter 22 I believe it is where starts taking a more spiritual approach but the beginning of the book is quite fantastic

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    Brandon Smith SEATTLE, WA 12-31-16
    Brandon Smith SEATTLE, WA 12-31-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Brilliant"

    This book is amazing. It's so good, I'm going to listen to it again and again. It's rich and filled with multiple ways to think about the resistance and how to approach your craft, your work. This book is a must listen/read for all entrepreneurs and anyone who does any type of creative or knowledge work.

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    Scott Campbell 12-30-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Greatest Book I've Ever Read"

    I never write reviews but this book deserves it. This is truly the greatest book I have ever read! The layout, the philosophy, the humor are mashed together beautifully.

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    Royer Adames 12-30-16
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    "had me hooxked until the end."

    I was suprivce it ended just like that, felt so fast. and every word was, and its to the Point, practical, and educational.thank tou for helping me defeat my resistance. I don't write reviews but even this was easy to do. thanks again

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    Betty Clark Gregory 12-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love the Book"

    Also George Guidell could read the phone book and make it sound interesting. Good read.

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    George 12-27-16
    George 12-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Message!!"

    Resistance is the enemy!!
    One must learn to embrace their self...get to know who you are, not who or what is not realistic for you!
    Excellent read and positive narration! Worth it!!

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    Carolyn T, Schneiderman 12-24-16 Member Since 2014
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    "This book will help you. This book will amuse you. Whoever you happen to be"

    Unaccustomed to giving five stars in surveys, I do for this book, for that very reason. Gotta have a ruler, gotta have an example high mark on the bar. As a psychologist (20+ years) I am incorporating much of Pressmen "s philosophy regarding How to Live Life (and how to be a professional writer--I appreciate the new definition of that word!!) into my clinical practice. I'll also be recommending it to every person I know who I do not find abominable. Thanks so much!

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    savi BELLEVUE, WA 12-23-16
    savi BELLEVUE, WA 12-23-16 Member Since 2000
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    "Must read for frustration perspective"
    Where does The War of Art rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Well, the core idea is its hard and the later chapters are not that strong. But the idea is put forward in such a compelling way that as an artist it really helps to put things in perspective.


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    Spencer Perry 12-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Important for anyone who wants to create"
    Where does The War of Art rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Mr. Guidall does an amazing job at bringing this philosophy to life through his clear and perfectly animated narration. Pressfield's insight into the mind and habits of artists, entrepreneurs, and writers is especially unique and can be quickly applied.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Mr. Pressfield's stories about his own experiences were especially fun and easy to listen to.


    What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

    Guidall's animation was well fit to these stories, and well paced.


    Any additional comments?

    While the teachings in this book are beautifully written, and perfect for the experienced creative, Pressfield's 'Do The Work' is better organized for someone who wants to start a new creative endeavor.

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