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Published in 1934 and still the best audiobook available on practical psychology of creative writing and all related aspects. The author was herself a successful fiction writer, journalist and also authored a self-help best-seller Wake Up and Live! This audiobook is a must for every practicing or aspiring writer.

©1934 Dorothea Brande (P)2014 Piotr Obminski

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Robotic, Siri-type voice!!!

There were perhaps some nuggets in here, but the delivery was so awful it made it hard to pay attention and/or not make fun of the horrible ro-bo-tic voice. It's almost like a SNL skit. Also, some anecdotes ("Now almost everyone has a typewriter") date this back to the dark ages. So.....see if you can stand this horrible narration and dated material to pick up any tips. Only get if its nearly free/on sale. Not worth a credit.

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Great Book.. Audio has major issues

The incessant clicking noise in the background is very distracting, and the narrator is slightly monotonous.

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  • 10-05-17

It is a classic that every writer's must have.

This book, which I have owned for a number of years, but only listened to recently had reinvigorated my own writing practice. I think it is worth revisiting periodically to keep one grounded. It shiuld be the first book read by all prospective writers. This