Book Review & Giveaway :: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Some books are just a battle cry.  Reading brings with it all kinds of fist pumping, foot stomping, and Amen saying.  “The War of Art” is that kind of book. 

This battle cry for the creative is filled with Steven Pressfield’s essays and explanations of how to conquer the battle of the mind that takes place when you are trying to make a creative venture your life’s work and your income source.

He has mastered and analyzed the discipline it takes to sit down and commit to being creative on a regularly basis.  He destroys excuses for inaction, delivers a plan for consistent work, and names the creative’s adversary.

Resistance, he calls it, and he shows you exactly how resistance stands in your way and how to destroy it.

While this book can get a bit abstract and thick at times, it is still a book that will get you off your butt and help you get things done in your creative business.  Seriously, I put the book down three or four times while reading just to accomplish some creative task that I was putting off.  It is a serious and inspirational call to action.

Since I loved it and really do think it is a book worth reading, I have decided to give a copy of “The War of Art” away to a fantastic blog reader!!!

To enter:

  1. Leave a comment telling me why you would like the book 🙂

Extra entries! (Please leave a separate comment for each entry.)

  1. Follow me on facebook, and let me know in the comments below.
  2. Follow me on twitter, and let me know in the comments below.
  3. Tweet the giveaway. “Winning is fun! Book #giveaway on @imkathleenfrank’s blog!”   Then, post the link to your tweet below.

I will choose a random winner from all of the comments on Wednesday, August 10, at 10:00pm EST!  Check back here on Thursday evening or stay tuned on twitter or facebook to see if you’ve won!

P.S.  If you’ve read the book or decide to pick up a copy for yourself, head on over to the new discussion tab on the facebook page and let me know your thoughts!  I would just love to talk about the book with you, and I would super love to get a little book club going!


**Winner** Jessica Regan!  You’ve won the copy of The War of Art!  Congratulations, and I will be contacting you shortly 🙂

A huge thank you to everyone who entered!  I so hope that you pick up this book, and would love for you to join us for a discussion on the facebook page!  And stay tuned for more giveaways!  I will be having another one next month with another fantastic book 🙂