Sun Signs for Writers

The first book to harness the power of the Zodiac to improve writing
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Sun Signs for Writers

by Bev Walton-Porter
Writer's Digest Books, 2006
ISBN 978-1-58297-403-3
$12.99 paperback, 176 pages

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About the Book
What if there were a reliable way to trigger your innate talents? What if you could become more creative, more self-aware, and more productive in your daily writing life?

You can discover your unique writing personality in this one-of-a-kind guide that combines the insights of astrology with practical how-to writing instruction. By exploring the proclivities of your particular sun sign, you’ll better understand your creative style and more effectively find your path to success.

For each sign you’ll find:

  • Sure-fire ways to beat writer’s block
  • How to deal with rejection
  • How to give critiques and understand critiques coming from other signs
  • Writing exercises tailored for your creative style

Plus, fiction writers discover a new tool that uses astrological signs to build the perfect foundation for believable characters. Harness the power of the zodiac and you’ll find your writing life more energetic and enjoyable than ever before.

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