Julia Cameron, author of The Artists Way, offers a revolutionary diet plan Use writing to take off the pounds! Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing Often when her students uncover their creative selves they also undergo a surprising physical transformation invigorated by their work, they slim down.
In The Writing Diet, Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation Creativity can block overeating. This inspiring weight-loss program directs readers to count words instead of calories, to substitute their writings "food for thought" for actual food. The Writing Diet presents a brilliant plan for using one of the souls deepest and most abiding appetitesthe desire to be creativeto lose weight and keep it off forever.