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The War of Art: Break Through the Block and Win Your Inner Creative Battles – Steven Pressfield
Non-fiction / 4th April 2020

Introduction The War of Art is supposedly a book about creativity. Its target audience is artists or people in the creative field of work. I found this book when I was searching for a book to improve my creativity. Author Steven Pressfield is an accomplished author. He writes historical fiction, non-fiction, and screenplays. The author has gone through hardship before he found his writing success. Content The War of Art is divided into 3 books and has an introduction. There is also a foreword by Robert McKee, an author, lecturer, and story consultant who is known for his “Story Seminar”. Book One is Resistance: Defining the Enemy. It introduces Resistance and its manifestations, the so-called signs and symptoms. Book Two is Combating Resistance: Turning Pro. This book contains ways to overcome Resistance. Book Three is Beyond Resistance: The Higher Realm. It talks about author’s interpretation of origin of inspiration Review The War of Art is a book about Resistance. The author defines Resistance as the most toxic force on the planet and it is the root of more unhappiness than poverty, disease and erectile dysfunction. The author uses his own life experience to prove the points in this book. As…