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Writing Down the Bones

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Publisher's Summary

With nearly one million copies of the book Writing Down the Bones in print, Natalie Goldberg has helped change the way writing is practiced in homes, schools, and workshops across America.

Here is a new collector's edition of this modern classic as you have never heard it before, read by Natalie Goldberg herself and then infused with her most personal reflections about this "magic manual" for all writers. Try these ingenious, Zen-based exercises to expand your writing skills - or just for fun.

© Natalie Goldberg; (P) Sounds True

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    Robin 07-03-16
    Robin 07-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Love this book!"

    This book is very helpful to get you in the right mindset to get waiting. I even loved her tone and accent.

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    John Guild 06-05-16
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    "A personal revelation from an undisguised writing teacher"

    I read Writing Down the Bones years ago when it first came out. I thought I wanted to be a writer but now I know I really prefer just to read about writing, and this book is among the best I've read.

    This audiobook is special because I got to know Natalie, the writing teacher. She's interesting, honest, friendly, and fun. I like her.

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    charlotte_haase@hotmail.com Denmark 05-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Insightful and funny"

    I love that Natalie is making new comments after reading each chapter of her bestseller.

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    Robert M Holden Summerville, SC 03-08-16
    Robert M Holden Summerville, SC 03-08-16 Member Since 2016

    I am married to the wonderful and amazing woman pictured here. I listen to books to make me a better husband, father and person.

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    "Another great book on writing"

    I found this book from Jenna Blum's lecture series on writing and found both to be instructive and useful and invigorating. Now I just need to get the structure that Natalie speaks of and push forward. Thanks for the inspiration.

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    Patricia 03-19-15
    Patricia 03-19-15
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    "Inspiring, deep and an amazing voice she has."
    What made the experience of listening to Writing Down the Bones the most enjoyable?

    Great advices for writing, deep thoughts about life that actually will improve your writing. She has that deep calm voice that makes me feel like If I was home, a voice that makes me smile , that makes me feel I'm in a Café having coffee and croissant and she is there with me talking about her life.
    Natalie has the power to make you feel you don't need anything else besides yourself, your pen and your paper for become a good writer.


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    Loneliness is not a fear that we should overcome. Loneliness is just that black big dog that we have to become friends with.


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    Susan K 09-25-11
    Susan K 09-25-11

    Wife, Mother, "Nana" and student - I am also a cruise addict.

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    "Zen..."

    Writing is a passion. I'd like to get to the lessons without the Zen Master information. This is one I would skim through and put back.

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    kimberly claremont, CA, United States 06-13-10
    kimberly claremont, CA, United States 06-13-10 Member Since 2006
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    "Annoying voice"

    The information was good, but I could barely tolerate the reader.

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    eddie 08-23-11
    eddie 08-23-11
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    "Double bad"

    I can tolerate a bad narration when the author has something useful to say, but this audio book failed on both accounts.

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