Breathing the Page offers practical advice and, at times, breathless insight. Yes, writing well is worth the effort, Warland is telling us. Now get to work.
More than a survival manual, though it is that too, Breathing the Page tells how to reframe a tenacious problem with writing, break out of the kinds of self-induced creative comas storytellers fall into, introduce a beginning writer to the rigours of the writing life, or like a rosary or string of prayer beads, inspire and refocus a burned-out mind.
Watch video describing how Breathing the Page came to be.
CBC’s Sheryl Mackay interviews Betsy Warland in 2011.