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The midnight disease

the drive to write, writer"s block, and the creative brain

by Alice Flaherty

  • 318 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Writer"s block,
  • Authorship -- Psychological aspects,
  • Authors -- Mental health,
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlice W. Flaherty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN171.W74 F58 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3686982M
    ISBN 100618230653
    LC Control Number2003051143

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