The Writing Diet

  • by Julia Cameron
  • Narrated by Dina Pearlman
  • 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Julia Cameron, author of The Artist's Way, offers a revolutionary diet plan: Use writing to take off the pounds!
Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing: Often when her students uncover their creative selves they also undergo a surprising physical transformation - invigorated by their work, they slim down. In The Writing Diet, Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation: Creativity can block overeating.
This inspiring weight-loss program directs listeners to count words instead of calories, to substitute their writing’s “food for thought” for actual food. The Writing Diet presents a brilliant plan for using one of the soul’s deepest and most abiding appetites—the desire to be creative—to lose weight and keep it off forever.


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I was very apprehensive going into this book. Because, to be honest with you I hated "The Artist's Way" series by the same author and was dreading that this book will be as bad. But I was wrong. To my surprise I really liked this read. And am actively using it's recommendations. It is refreshing to have a diet advice from a person who is not a nutritionist that actually works in real life!
It's also surprisingly pumped me up about my writing too, and this month being the CampNaNoWriMo month for me, this "side effect" is so helpful to my word-count.
I probably won't read anything else by the same author, it's just my personal preferences at work here, but there is a high probability that I will be re-reading this particular book later.
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- NormaCenva

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-04-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios