60 all-new writing prompts to inspire your daily writing practice from bestselling author of Writing Down the Bones and acclaimed writing instructor Natalie Goldberg.
"This is my wish for you: that you take these cards, grab the topic on one side and write, write, write . . . Remember no good or bad. Just words on the page."
With more than 1 million copies sold and translated into nineteen languages, Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones has inspired countless writers around the world. Now, Natalie answers one of the most frequent questions from writers: how do I begin? Right here! No matter what level. Writing Down the Bones Deck offers 60 all-new topics to awaken the mind and explore writing from fresh perspectives. Many of the topics offer multiple angles, providing inspiration again and again. Working with this deck is like a personal course with beloved writing instructor Natalie Goldberg.
Each card contains a writing topic on one side and a short lesson on the reverse, delivered in Natalie's honest, heartfelt urgency. From classic prompts that Natalie Goldberg has used a thousand and ten times for her own writing, like "I'm looking at . . ." and "I'm thinking of . . ." to writing about memories of silence and things you forgot to say, the cards will spark you. Whether you are new to establishing a writing practice or you've been going strong for years, the Writing Down the Bones Deck will help you focus on the details and inspire you to develop discipline, gain confidence, and break free to tell your story.
The 60 color cards come in a magnetic enclosure box with a short introductory booklet.
NATALIE GOLDBERG is the author of fifteen books. Writing Down the Bones, her first, has been translated into nineteen languages. Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku is her latest book. For the last forty years she has practiced Zen and taught seminars in writing as a spiritual practice. She lives in northern New Mexico.