June 22, 2013

Inspiration for Writers from Chicken Soup for the Soul :: Review and Giveaway {Three Winners}



I love to write. Good thing I have a blog. But let me tell you the words don't always come easy. I get inspiration from many places. I comes from my everyday life, from family and friends, from other bloggers and now from this book. The latest book from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series is Inspiration for Writers. With 101 stories from published writers who stuck with it and succeeded, you will be inspired and encouraged, whether you’re an aspiring author, a bestselling writer, or a blogger like me!

I am so thankful for all of these great stories. The scope of the writers featured in this book is so large. I love hearing from all kinds of writers who are going through the same writers block as me! It is a fun read and will inspire you to find your own writing inspiration. Here is a review from Amazon!
"As a writer I am always looking for insights and inspiration from other writers. This book is filled with inspiration and tips on how to overcome the challenges of the writing life. Sound, practical advice from fellow writers who have faced and overcome some of the challenges I have faced. A good read. Short, concise stories all on the topic of writing."
No matter the genre, no matter the medium, the writing process is hard! But you will find inspiration, encouragement, and advice in these 101 stories from others who have stuck with it, through the setbacks and struggles, and successfully went from dreaming about writing to being a writer. Chicken Soup for the Soul is giving my readers a chance to win a copy of Inspiration for Writers. There will be three winners!

Connect :: You can find Chicken Soup for the Soul on their website. You can also keep up with them on Facebook and Twitter.

Buy It :: You can buy any of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Books on Amazon. You can find Inspiration for Writers on Amazon for just $11.98!

Win It :: Three {lucky} readers will receive a copy of Inspiration for Writers: 101 Motivational Stories for Writers from Books to Blogs.

How To Enter :: Just use the simple form below to enter. Open to US and Canada. Must be 18+ to enter. Giveaway closes on July 7, 2013 at 11:59 pm EST. Only one person per household/IP address may enter. Good luck!
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Disclosure: Put A Little Umbrella In Your Drink received one or more of the products mentioned above for free for evaluation purposes. No financial compensation was received. Regardless, all opinions expressed are still 100% my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials In Advertising. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or Twitter. Put A Little Umbrella In Your Drink is not responsible for prize shipment. See my full disclosure.

32 comments:

  1. I don't have much inspiration yet, but this sounds like it would be helpful!

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  2. My life! I just can't figure out how to go about it :/

    jandplee at att dot net

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  3. Right now I haven't been finding it...writer's block...Arg! I don't really know where it usually comes from...from above?

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  4. My life overall but especially my family and pets, the wonders of nature.

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  5. My life overall, my daughters and pets and the wonder of nature.

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  6. I have writer's block right now, so I definitely need to go find it! Usually I'll be walking around or something of the sort and an idea will just hit me.

    Monica Meza

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  7. My ever growing imagination, my dreams, and my day dreams. Anything can spark a short spread of a story in my mind. How it plays, how it works. Its just very inspirational.

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  8. My experiences in life!!

    Christine Sutor

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  9. anywhere! except when writers block hits!

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  10. Usually from pain...when I'm happy, it's found with love.

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  11. Just in general, from nature.

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

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  12. My life in general its pretty crazy with 4 teens

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  13. everyday life and childhood memories spur my inspiration for my blog. Hugs and thank you for the giveaway opportunity

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  14. Outdoors is where I find my inspiration.
    Ross Olson
    rcolson@charter.net

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  15. I find inspiration in music. Love finding songs that fit the ideas in my head!

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  16. I gave up, just don't have it, my niece is very creative though - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  17. I find inspiration in my husband. He is the most sensible, mature, loving and caring man I have ever met.

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  18. I find most of my writing inspiration just falls from the sky, when I'm NOT thinking about it. When I sit down to write, and try to come up with ideas, I go blank. The Muse hits when you least expect it!

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  19. I just watch other people and write about my life in general. My children are also an endless source of inspiration. I find that daily life provides an endless array of topics to gripe about or celebrate -depending on the subject. :)

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  20. I find my inspiration to write from the world around me. I have two amazing kids and a great boyfriend who show me what life is all about. From them I gain not only inspiration but the ambition to write more then I used to. :)

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  21. family and friends

    ontariohappychick at gmaildot com

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  22. I usually have trouble finding inspiration to start writing. But being outdoors often helps.

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  23. I find it everywhere I look! News, blogs and family stories.

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  24. I find inspiration in nature.

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  25. I like to write about friendship.

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  26. Through people watching. :) Definitely.

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  27. My life, my kids and my puppy.

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