Is there a nagging voice inside your head telling you to give up because you’ll never nail this ‘writing thing?’
I was once you.
Within 52 Stories in 52 Weeks, you will find a culmination of a 52-week journey I commenced on July 31st, 2017.
The basis for this experiment was at the suggestion of Ray Bradbury who recommended that all beginning and intermediate writers follow this ‘writer’s hygiene’ program, because there’s just no way you can write 52 bad stories in a row.
Here, I present all 52 stories along with a journal of the process behind each one. Also included are general lessons I've learned that I hope will turn struggling writers into prolific writers.
Then spend some time reading these 26 twisty, turny stories that cross genres and blur the lines between reality and fantasy.
In Andreiana, it’s 1985 and the Soviet Union is about to make its move on the United States. Only a mysterious girl can stop them before its too late.
In Your Punching Privileges Have Been Revoked, an aging boxer is looking for a comeback and an old man seems to offer the key.
In A Letter to the Gubamint, aliens begin to invade Coconut Groves Mobile Home Park and it's up to one citizen to inform the government.
All 52 of Phillip McCollum's Fantastic Shorts are available over two volumes.
The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face,
outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just
how to achieve the greatest success.
The War of Art emphasizes the resolve needed to recognize and
overcome the obstacles of ambition and then effectively shows how to
reach the highest level of creative discipline.
Think of it as tough love . . . for yourself.
The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today—or perhaps even more so—than it was when it was first published twenty five years ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of The Artist’s Way and shares additional insights into the creative process that she has gained. Updated and expanded, this anniversary edition reframes The Artist’s Way for today's creatives.