The Happy Writing Book Buy
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  • ‘There are many guides to good writing but
    none as valuable as this.’
    —Oliver Kamm, author + columnist for The Times

    ‘Beautiful, clear, wide-reaching and hugely
    generous to readers.’
    —Bryony Lavery, award-winning playwright

    ‘Insightful, inspiring and brimming with useful tips, it’s the friendliest guide you’ll find to being a writer.’ —Ella Berthoud + Susan Elderkin, authors of
    The Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies

    ‘Few writers can share what they know like Elise Valmorbida, and even fewer teachers can write like her. But her greatest talent is her belief in other people’s creative potential, and in the potential for creativity to bring happiness... relevant to both seasoned writers and newbies alike.’ —John-Paul Flintoff, author of How To Change the World

    Creative writing can enhance wellbeing, which can enhance creative writing, which can enhance wellbeing...

    Become a better writer with 100+ inspiring prompts, insights and exercises specially devised by an award-winning author and creative writing teacher. Discover how the practice of creative writing – being expressive, exploring ideas, crafting words, shaping stories – can also deepen your appreciation of life. 

    Publication date: 30 September 2021 (available to pre-order now)

    © 2021 Elise Valmorbida