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A Very Short Book About Writing - cover

A Very Short Book About Writing

Jonathan G. Davies

Publisher: Eyewear Publishing

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Summary

A very short book about writing is about how joining a small writing group and writing every day helped the author cope with the anxiety and fear he felt as the pandemic worsened and his world fell in and out of lockdowns. But it is also about friendship and family, mental health, understanding and love. Deeply personal and real, inside you will find a small collection of short pieces taken from moments in his life, including Jonathan's touching coming out story, as well as notes on the activities and writing games that inspired them in the hope that by being open and honest about his experiences, it may help others to do the same.

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