Score: 4.5
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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 6,226 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....

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...

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 Art of War  Illustrated
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Art of War Illustrated


  • Author : Sun Tzu
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PKEY:SMP2300000062748


The Art of War Illustrated Book Description :

The Art of War (孫子兵法), literally The Laws of War (military methods) by Master Sun is the most famous ancient Chinese treatise, dedicated to a military strategy and policy, written by Sun Tzu. As Sun Tzu said the art of war is of vital importants to the State. The treatise by Sun Tzu influenced crucially on a whole military art of the East. Although it is the first treatise on the military art, it includes clearly expressed common principles of strategy as well as tactics. A special place in a military theoretical literature belongs to comments on Sun Tzu, the earliest of which appeared in the Han era (206-220 AD), and the new ones are still being created... Illustrated by D. Fisher....

The Sand Sea

The Sand Sea


  • Author : Michael McClellan
  • Publisher : Story Grid Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-06-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781645010227


The Sand Sea Book Description :

"An astounding epic novel of J.R.R. Tolkien proportions!" — Steven Pressfield, Bestselling author of Gates of Fire and The War of Art Raiders of the Lost Ark playing A Game of Thrones The Sand Sea takes place on an alternative Earth roiled by war and conquest that mirrors our own Gilded Age. The treasure that ignites greed and folly in this parallel world is not petroleum, but beserite—a mineral of immeasurable value. Captivated by an ancient prophecy and the call of adventure, inexperienced nobleman and scholar Peter Harmon (think of a young Winston Churchill-like naif) joins an expedition to stake his nation’s claim to a global empire. Harmon’s destination is a vast and inhospitable desert halfway around the world, dominated by the iron-fis...

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 War of Art

The War of Art


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread Summaries
  • Release Date : 2016-03-23
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781945048500


The War of Art Book Description :

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield | Summary & Analysis Preview: Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles is a book dedicated to helping writers and other artists overcome creative barriers and produce valuable and satisfying work. Pressfield discusses his own artistic struggles and uses examples of artists throughout history in order to inspire and guide other creators. The biggest barrier to artistic creation is Resistance. Resistance is a negative energy that intercedes whenever a person attempts to achieve a positive goal, such as painting a picture, exercising, or making a life change. Resistance is a combination of self-doubt, self-deception, fear of change, and fear of success. On a da...

Art and War in Japan and Its Empire  1931 1960

Art and War in Japan and Its Empire 1931 1960


  • Author : Asato Ikeda
  • Publisher : Brill Academic Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9004229000


Art and War in Japan and Its Empire 1931 1960 Book Description :

Art and War in Japan and its Empire: 1931-1960 features twenty essays that critically study artistic response to the Fifteen-Year War (1931-1945) in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria, and China in the wartime and postwar period....

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?...