Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True (P.S.)

4.05 avg rating
( 1,151 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780062200440: Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True (P.S.)

"Crystal clear, bracing as ice water, Escaping Into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success."
--Rita Mae Brown

"This is a really good book."
--Booklist

Bestselling, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Berg knows a thing or two about writing, having graced the world with wonderful works of fiction including Talk Before Sleep, The Year of Pleasures, and the acclaimed Oprah Book Club Selection, Open House. With Escaping Into the Open, she offers an inspiring, eminently entertaining, and delightfully practical handbook on the joys, challenges, and creative possibilities inherent in the writing life. Now revised with new material--a classic in the vein of Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg and Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird--Elizabeth Berg's Escaping Into the Open is an indispensable guide for any aspiring storyteller.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Both autobiography and primer, Escaping into the Open is an inspiring, practical handbook on the....

Review:

"As a writer Elizabeth Berg hit the ground running. Her very helpful advice to would-be authors is the equivalent of a good pair of track shoes. She knows how the publishing industry works, how sentences work, and why writers need to answer only to themselves."--C. Michael Curtis, senior editor, Atlantic Monthly

"Elizabeth Berg's writing exercises are wonderfully inventive. They capture the play and pleasures of writing. Her book is an insightful guide."--Ronna Wineberg Blaser, president, board of directors, The Tennessee Writers Alliance

"This is a really good book . . . anyone who ever needs to write anything will find bright shards of useful stuff here."--Booklist

"Crystal clear, bracing as icewater, "Escaping into the Open" should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success."--Rita Mae Brown

"Elizabeth Berg has shown herself to be an author of astonishing talent. What is even more astonishing is the generosity with which she now shares her insights and wisdom on the process of writing."--Mary Mitchell, writing instructor, The Adult Learning Center, Framinghams Massachusetts

"I'm grateful as can be for having "Escaping into the Open." It's part of my library now, and I'm recommending it to anyone with the slightest urge to write--it tells it as it is."--Eileen Herbert Jordan, freelance writer

As a writer Elizabeth Berg hit the ground running. Her very helpful advice to would-be authors is the equivalent of a good pair of track shoes. She knows how the publishing industry works, how sentences work, and why writers need to answer only to themselves. --C. Michael Curtis, senior editor, Atlantic Monthly"

Crystal clear, bracing as icewater, "Escaping into the Open" should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success. --Rita Mae Brown"

Elizabeth Berg has shown herself to be an author of astonishing talent. What is even more astonishing is the generosity with which she now shares her insights and wisdom on the process of writing. --Mary Mitchell, writing instructor, The Adult Learning Center, Framinghams Massachusetts"

Elizabeth Berg s writing exercises are wonderfully inventive. They capture the play and pleasures of writing. Her book is an insightful guide. --Ronna Wineberg Blaser, president, board of directors, The Tennessee Writers Alliance"

I m grateful as can be for having "Escaping into the Open." It s part of my library now, and I m recommending it to anyone with the slightest urge to write it tells it as it is. --Eileen Herbert Jordan, freelance writer"

This is a really good book... anyone who ever needs to write anything will find bright shards of useful stuff here. --Booklist"

Crystal clear, bracing as icewater, Escaping into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success. --Rita Mae Brown"

I m grateful as can be for having Escaping into the Open. It s part of my library now, and I m recommending it to anyone with the slightest urge to write it tells it as it is. --Eileen Herbert Jordan, freelance writer"

"Crystal clear, bracing as icewater, Escaping into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success."--Rita Mae Brown

"I'm grateful as can be for having Escaping into the Open. It's part of my library now, and I'm recommending it to anyone with the slightest urge to write--it tells it as it is."--Eileen Herbert Jordan, freelance writer

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Elizabeth Berg
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800622004400000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Berg, Elizabeth
Published by PERENNIAL (2012)
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Quantity Available: 12
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description PERENNIAL, 2012. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by HARPER PERENNIAL, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER PERENNIAL, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Crystal clear, bracing as ice water, Escaping Into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success. --Rita Mae Brown This is a really good book. --Booklist Bestselling, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Berg knows a thing or two about writing, having graced the world with wonderful works of fiction including Talk Before Sleep, The Year of Pleasures, and the acclaimed Oprah Book Club Selection, Open House. With Escaping Into the Open, she offers an inspiring, eminently entertaining, and delightfully practical handbook on the joys, challenges, and creative possibilities inherent in the writing life. Now revised with new material--a classic in the vein of Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg and Anne Lamott s Bird by Bird--Elizabeth Berg s Escaping Into the Open is an indispensable guide for any aspiring storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by Harper Perennial
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Paperback / softback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial. Paperback / softback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True, Elizabeth Berg. Bookseller Inventory # B9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by HARPER PERENNIAL, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER PERENNIAL, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Crystal clear, bracing as ice water, Escaping Into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success. --Rita Mae Brown This is a really good book. --Booklist Bestselling, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Berg knows a thing or two about writing, having graced the world with wonderful works of fiction including Talk Before Sleep, The Year of Pleasures, and the acclaimed Oprah Book Club Selection, Open House. With Escaping Into the Open, she offers an inspiring, eminently entertaining, and delightfully practical handbook on the joys, challenges, and creative possibilities inherent in the writing life. Now revised with new material--a classic in the vein of Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg and Anne Lamott s Bird by Bird--Elizabeth Berg s Escaping Into the Open is an indispensable guide for any aspiring storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by Harper Perennial
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Perennial. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by HARPER PERENNIAL, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HARPER PERENNIAL, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 201 x 132 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Crystal clear, bracing as ice water, Escaping Into the Open should be read by all scribblers regardless of material success. --Rita Mae Brown This is a really good book. --Booklist Bestselling, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Berg knows a thing or two about writing, having graced the world with wonderful works of fiction including Talk Before Sleep, The Year of Pleasures, and the acclaimed Oprah Book Club Selection, Open House. With Escaping Into the Open, she offers an inspiring, eminently entertaining, and delightfully practical handbook on the joys, challenges, and creative possibilities inherent in the writing life. Now revised with new material--a classic in the vein of Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg and Anne Lamott s Bird by Bird--Elizabeth Berg s Escaping Into the Open is an indispensable guide for any aspiring storyteller. Bookseller Inventory # BZE9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Berg, Elizabeth
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.33
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Berg, Elizabeth
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Quantity Available: 12
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2012. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
6.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.33
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Elizabeth Berg
Published by P.S. (2012)
ISBN 10: 0062200445 ISBN 13: 9780062200440
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description P.S., 2012. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # TH9780062200440

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.87
From Germany to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book