Writing is a creative process, and a practice.
Mimi recommends the books below for inspiration, creative support, tips, techniques/craft, and so much more.
A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Wild Mind by Natalie Goldberg
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Living by Fiction by Annie Dillard
A Little Book on the Human Shadow by Robert Bly
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland
Page After Page by Heather Sellers
Writing A Woman’s Life by Carolyn G. Heilbrun
Reading and Writing by V.S. Naipaul
Starting from Scratch by Rita Mae Brown
Flow The Psychology of Optimal Experience by M. Csikszentmihalyi
No Plot No Problem by Chris Baty
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
Iron John by Robert Bly
A Path With Heart by Jack Kornfield
Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope
The Craft of Lyric Writing by Sheila Davis
Rules for the Dance by Mary Oliver
Affirmations for Artists by Eric Maisel
Walking on Alligators by Susan Shaughnessy
Yoga for Emotional Flow by Stephen Cope
The Awakening Powers of Prana by Don Stapleton
Shamanic Dream by Anugama
For people who write or want to write for children:
Join the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Join Nashville Songwriters Association International.