Everything You Need to Know About Writing Novels, Non-fiction, New Media, Scripts and Short Stories
According to a recent survey 81% of adults harbour dreams of writing but of those only 25% have actually completed a manuscript. While you can buy any number of books on how to write novels, screenplays, short stories, articles, memoirs and poetry, few offer the comprehensive coaching approach of Your Writing Coach. Jurgen Wolff offers advice not only on managing time, but also motivation, energy and support. Drawing on a wide variety of disciplines and approaches, including NLP, it offers breakthrough techniques for finding the time, the will and the way to write.
Featuring exercises, quotes and encouragement Jurgen Wolff shows you how to hook readers and keep them engaged and offers powerful tips on how to stay motivated and how to transform the inner critic into a constructive guide to get past the dreaded writer's bloc. Finally, it offers updated advice on marketing yourself and your work, on 'getting started' and on the tremendous opportunities offered by the new media - the internet, blogs, podcasts, logs and much more - for writers smart enough to find them.
Full of encouraging examples and practical tips, many of them more far-reaching than they seem at first glance. Financial Times
With compassion, wit and the wisdom gleaned from a long and successful writing career, Jurgen Wolff guides you, step by step, on the inner and outer journey to writing success. An invaluable tool for the aspiring writer. Robert Cochran, co-creator and executive producer, 24
Highly recommended. Julian Friedmann, writer's agent, Blake Friedmann, and editor, ScriptWriter magazine
Jurgen Wolff is a writer, teacher and NLP practitioner and the author of many books, including Your Creative Writing Masterclass, Successful Scriptwriting (60,000 copies sold) Creativity Now!, Focus: the power of targeted thinking, Do Something Different as well as a dozen plays. A consistently successful screenwriter, Wolff has sat on the writing team on the hit TV series LOST and many other successful HBO projects. He has consulted to TV companies around the world (BBC, SKY, Columbia/Tri-Star) and written for newspapers including The Times. He holds creativity workshops around the world for organizations such as the Academy for Chief Executives, the University of Barcelona, the Pilots Programme, the Bertelsmann Foundation, film schools in Cologne, Berlin, and Munich, and many others. Born and educated in the US, Wolff now divides his time between London and California.
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