Love Letters to Writers: Encouragement, Accountability, and Truth-Telling by Andi Cumbo-Floyd

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Read Love Letters to Writers: Encouragement, Accountability, and Truth-Telling Online Free - In 52 personal, vulnerable letters, writer Andi Cumbo-Floyd shares her personal experiences of the writing journey, offers her perspective on the writing life, and shares encouragement to help writers through the hard and the joyous days of being a writer. The letters cover everything from what it feels like to sign a book contract to the times writing draws out emotion we didn't realize to the need for space in our daily lives. The letters are intimate and honest, each written with love for the writers Cumbo-Floyd holds dear.

Title : Love Letters to Writers: Encouragement, Accountability, and Truth-Telling
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ISBN : 0692960805
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 209 pages


Lisa rated it ★★★★★

November 06, 2017

Love Letters to Writers is an encouraging book to keep on hand for the days when you doubt yourself, your writing, or your path as a creator. Andi urges writers both to “keep going” and “wait,” to lean in to the changing seasons of a creative life. This grace-filled book is full of me-too moments...

Becca rated it ★★★★★

October 06, 2017

These short, inspirational pieces are truly “love letters,” to writers - or anyone pursuing a creative calling. Andi Cumbo-Floyd blends practical advice about setting goals and creating effective routines with heart-felt wisdom that inspires courage and imagination. Her warm, personal writing sty...

Teresa rated it ★★★★★

October 04, 2017

An easy to read book of short letters to writers. The letters are called "love letters" as they are full of encouraging words to get writers through those times when life and/or your writing are getting you down. There is some advice, such as how to build your "platform," but it's more about grow...

Shawn rated it ★★★★★

November 06, 2017

Kind, honest, encouraging - this book is Andi Cumbo-Floyd at her very best. Highly recommended for any creative person looking for a gentle voice to lead them onward.

Adrienne rated it ★★★★★

October 03, 2017

A small book of short chapters that are each a "love letter" to writers, this book is not an advice book so much as a book to raise self-awareness of the many aspects of personality and circumstances -- of life -- that constitute being a writer. Although primarily written for those who identify a...

Susi rated it ★★★★★

October 03, 2017

Like talking with a good friend. Inspiring and honest. I like that there are questions to get you to think about your own writing, how to grow and not compare. Helps a writer to be honest first with her/him self and then be able to give that honesty to the reader. Andi doesn't ask you to be like...

Suzanne rated it ★★★★★

November 14, 2017

When I received an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, I was excited to delve into it. When I was halfway through, I pre-ordered another copy, because I could already think of four people who would love it. I am so happy this book is out in the world! This has become one o...

Molly rated it ★★★★★

November 06, 2017

I have followed the author's blog since in 2009. We share similar book tastes and writing interests. I enjoyed reading about her journey from College Writing Professor to published author. She shares the struggles as well as the joys, and she gives me hope that one day I might do the same. When of...

Sherrey rated it ★★★★★

November 09, 2017

Between the covers of this book are held 52 letters filled with the encouragement, accountability, and honesty of one writer to other writers. Andi Cumbo-Floyd writes with a wide ranging stroke that allows beginners as well as seasoned writers to find these love letters incredible sources of insp...

Angie rated it ★★★★★

November 08, 2017

Sitting down to read a letter from Andi is so comforting and powerful. For the last couple of years, I've gotten her emails on writing. Having her letters compiled into this book makes it easier to access and to refer to as time goes on. Her writing is a comfort as well as a nudge to get going. I...

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