Score: 4.5
From 1,024 Ratings

The War of Art


  • Author: Steven Pressfield & Shawn Coyne
  • Release Date : 2013-04-27
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 2051107 Bytes


"…the most important book you've never read: The War of Art." -- Seth Godin The Art of War meets The Artist's Way in this profoundly inspiring, no-nonsense guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind. Bestselling author Steven Pressfield shows readers how to identify, defeat, and unlock the inner barriers to creativity. "Amazingly cogent and smart on the psychology of creation." -- Jay McInerney...

Score: 4
From 5,988 Ratings

The Art of War


  • Author: Sun Tzu
  • Release Date : 2010-10-04
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 349307 Bytes


An Apple Books Classic edition.It’s believed that Sun Tzu wrote this Chinese military primer during the 5th century BC-hundreds of years before the Bible. The book’s 13 chapters explore principles that statesmen around the globe have employed for centuries to defeat their enemies at war.Sun Tzu starts by mapping out the five fundamental factors that lead to war. He then covers a wide range of topics, from avoiding conflict altogether to strategically positioning soldiers, pulling off tactical maneuvers, and putting spies to use.Despite the technological advances made since The Art of War was published, Sun Tzu is still considered one of history’s foremost military strategists, and his methods still ring true. While he wrote the book as a manual...

The War of Art
Score: 4
From 46 Ratings

The War of Art


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Black Irish Entertainment LLC
  • Release Date : 2002-06-03
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936891047


The War of Art Book Description :

What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? 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....

Turning Pro

Turning Pro


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Black Irish Entertainment LLC
  • Release Date : 2012-06-27
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936891054


Turning Pro Book Description :

The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. "You don't need to take a course or buy a product. All you have to do is change your mind." --Steven Pressfield TURNING PRO IS FREE, BUT IT'S NOT EASY. When we turn pro, we give up a life that we may have become extremely comfortable with. We give up a self that we have come to identify with and to call our own. TURNING PRO IS FREE, BUT IT DEMANDS SACRIFICE. The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an interior odyssey whose trials are survived only at great cost, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. We pass through a membrane when we turn pro. It's messy and it's scary. We tread in blood wh...

The War of Art
Score: 4
From 46 Ratings

The War of Art


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0752860313


The War of Art Book Description :

What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? How can we avoid the roadblocks of creative endeavour be it starting a business, writing a novel or painting a picture? THE WAR OF ART is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.In this inspirational and engaging book, bestselling author Steven Pressfield helps people overcome what he terms 'resistance' and so release the individual's abilities whether a diet programme, spiritual advancement, a business venture, writing a novel or any other life goal.It's inspirational, practical and entertaining - emphasising the need to recognise and overcome the obstacles of ambition and how to acquire creative discipline.From the book: 'There's a secret that real writers know that wannabe writers don't, and t...

Do the Work
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Do the Work


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Black Irish Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-28
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936891320


Do the Work Book Description :

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Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh t
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh t


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Black Irish Entertainment LLC
  • Release Date : 2016-06-12
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936891504


Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh t Book Description :

There's a mantra that real writers know but wannabe writers don’t. And the secret phrase is this: NOBODY WANTS TO READ YOUR SH*T. Recognizing this painful truth is the first step in the writer's transformation from amateur to professional. From Chapter Four: “When you understand that nobody wants to read your shit, you develop empathy. You acquire the skill that is indispensable to all artists and entrepreneurs—the ability to switch back and forth in your imagination from your own point of view as writer/painter/seller to the point of view of your reader/gallery-goer/customer. You learn to ask yourself with ev­ery sentence and every phrase: Is this interesting? Is it fun or challenging or inventive? Am I giving the reader enough? Is she bored?...

The Artist s Journey

The Artist s Journey


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1936891549


The Artist s Journey Book Description :

"I have a theory about the Hero's Journey. We all have one. We have many, in fact. But our primary hero's journey is the passage we live out, in real life, before we find our calling. The hero's journey ends when, like Odysseus, we return home to Ithaca, to the place from which we started. What then? The passage that comes next is The Artist's Journey. On our artist's journey, we move past Resistance and past self-sabotage. We discover our true selves and our authentic calling, and we produce the works we were born to create. You are an artist too-whether you realize it or not, whether you like it or not-and you have an artist's journey. Will you live it out? Will you follow your Muse and do the work you were born to do? Ready or not, you are called....

Gates of Fire
Score: 4
From 66 Ratings

Gates of Fire


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2007-01-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0553904051


Gates of Fire Book Description :

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “An incredibly gripping, moving, and literate work of art, rarely does an author manage to re-create a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight.”—Nelson DeMille At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history—one that would not end until t...

The Profession
Score: 3
From 24 Ratings

The Profession


  • Author : Steven Pressfield
  • Publisher : Broadway
  • Release Date : 2012-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780767931175


The Profession Book Description :

In a near-future world in which governments and corporations are forced to hire cutting-edge mercenary armies to protect their wealth, the globe's largest private military launches a campaign to take over the United States, prompting a top commander to rebel against the organization's leader. By the author of The Legend of Bagger Vance. 70,000 first printing....

The Art of War

The Art of War


  • Author : Sun Tzu
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-04-17
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486832944


The Art of War Book Description :

"There's not a dated maxim or vague prescription in it." — Newsweek Regarded as the world's oldest military treatise, this compact volume has instructed officers and tacticians for more than 2,000 years. From its origins in China, The Art of War traveled the world to inform the strategies of Napoleon and World War II generals. More recently, it has taken on a new life as a guide to competing successfully in business, law, and sports. All of The Art of War's concepts retain their value to modern readers, from the prudence of circumventing a strong opponent and taking advantage of a weak one to the wisdom of preparedness and flexibility. Other topics include strategy, tactics, maneuvering, communications, the treatment of soldiers, and the worth of w...

Street Art and the War on Terror
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Street Art and the War on Terror


  • Author : Eleanor Mathieson
  • Publisher : Korero Books Llp
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 095533988X


Street Art and the War on Terror Book Description :

Presents a collection of anti-war graffiti images from around the world....