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Natalie Goldberg



Natalie Goldberg is an American author and speaker widely known for her 1986 book, Writing Down the Bones, exploring writing as a Zen practice.

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Writing Down The Bones: 30 Years Later

A Feb. 7, 2016 interview with author Natalie Goldberg on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of her phenomenally successful self-help for writers book, "Writing Down The Bones."

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Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life

Wild Mind is for everyone who writes or wants to write. Natalie Goldberg teaches a Zen-like method that will take you straight to the source of creative power, to the mind that is ‘raw, full of energy, alive and hungry.

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Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively.

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Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir

Twenty years ago Natalie Goldberg’s classic, Writing Down the Bones, broke new ground in its approach to writing as a practice.

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Dharma Talk at Upaya Zen Center with Natalie Goldberg

Natalie Goldberg speaks on the practice of writing.

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Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home: A Memoir

When longtime Zen practitioner and world-renowned writing teacher Natalie Goldberg learns that she has a life-threatening illness, she is plunged into the challenging realm of hospitals, physicians, unfamiliar medical treatments, and the intense reality of her own impermanence.

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My Best Chance

Natalie Goldberg wanted to survive, but so did the cancer inside her. Drastic action was required.

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Natalie Goldberg on NaNoWriMo

"National Novel Writing Month, I think, fits in beautifully with writing practice," says Natalie Goldberg, who has authored some of the best writing guides around (Wild Mind, Writing Down the Bones). Goldberg has long felt that the writing process should be intuitive and uncensored.

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The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and this Zigzag Life

Here, Natalie Goldberg, “a writer both energized and enlightened” (Julia Cameron), shares those vivid moments that have wakened her to new ways of being.

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Waking Up to Happiness

Sneezing, coughing, blowing her nose—Natalie Goldberg was awfully sick yet she was happy. Happiness is available to everyone, she realized, but we can find it only when we’re still.

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