Sharpening the Pencil: Essays on Writing, Motivation and Enjoying Your Life by Bryan Cohen
Approx. 38,740 words.
Published on March 28, 2011.
A collection of essays written by writing motivator Bryan Cohen that focus on improving all areas of a writer's life. By fixing one or multiple areas of your day-to-day living, Cohen shows that you can improve your writing life as well. There are 30 essays in total along with a collection of writing exercises and a bonus essay on how to be funny.