Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
View your shopping cart Shopping Cart | My Account | Help | Become a Fan on Facebook Become a Fan | Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us | Watch Us on YouTube Watch Us | Subscribe to our RSS Feeds Subscribe
Browse ProductsAuthorsArticlesBlogsEncyclopediaNewslettersAffiliate ProgramContact UsBooksellers
Advanced Search
TAROT & DIVINATION
      Celtic & Pagan
      Classical
      Contemporary
      Egyptian
      Fairies & Elves
      For Lovers
      Goddess
      Gold & Silver Foil
      Historical
      Lo Scarabeo
      Mini Tarots
      Oracles
      World Cultures
      I Ching
      Numerology
      Other Divination
      Palmistry
      Pendulum
      Runes
      Incense
      Journals & Note Boxes
      Tarot Bags
      Tarot Cloths
      Advanced
      Getting Started
      Magic & Spells
      Professional
      Reference
      Relationships
      Theory & Practice

Email Exclusives
Sign up to receive special offers and promotions from Llewellyn.


Tarot for Writers
Tarot for Writers

By: Corrine Kenner
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738714578
English  |  384 pages | 8 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: February 2009
Price: $19.95 US,  $22.95 CAN
In Stock? Yes, ready to ship
Qty:

IN-DEPTH DESCRIPTION
MORE INFORMATION
Product Summary
In-depth Description
Publicity Reviews
Browse Inside
(You must be logged in to recommend a product)
   Not yet recommended

Turn Yourself Into An Amazing Writing Machine!

Everybody Writes

Maybe it's just an email to a friend. Perhaps it's a report for school or work Or it might even be a poem, short story, or full-length novel. But no matter what you write, there are two words every writer hates to utter: I'm stuck.

Writer's block has probably happened to you. Nothing you put down sounds right to your ear, and no matter what you do you can't get back on track.

Some writers stay blocked for years and others only write one book and are never able to repeat their success. Still others never get started.

But there is a powerful tool that can turn you into an infinitely creative, non-stop writing machine. It can give you ideas for stories and new plot turns. It can give you new and unexpected ways to represent concepts in simple and common reports.
This amazing tool that can give you creative breakthroughs for the next one hundred years has no monitor or keyboard and requires no electricity. It's smaller than many paperback books. It's a simple deck of Tarot cards.

Tarot cards?

Yes, Tarot cards!

In Tarot for Writers, Corrine Kenner provides the best of two worlds. She gives valuable information and tips on the process of writing and becoming a great writer. She also shows the many ways you can use the Tarot to crank up your writing
ability.

Don't be surprised. Famous authors have used the Tarot and its fabulous imagery as inspiration for some of literature's greatest works. William Butler Yeats based some of his poetry on the Tarot. T. S. Elliot refers to the Wheel of Fortune and the
Hanged Man in his classic, The Waste Land. Charles Williams' famous novel The Greater Trumps is based on the Tarot. It's been used by John Steinbeck and Steven King. A great many other famous authors have been and continue to be inspired
by the Tarot cards.

Tarot for Writers isn't a bunch of positive thinking and mysticism. It contains practical, down-to-earth information, techniques, and exercises anyone can use to spark their creativity and improve their writing. It begins with the basics of the
Tarot, including how to read the cards and use famous spreads for doing the readings. It then delves directly into the secrets of the writer's Tarot, including how to use the Tarot for:

• Discovering the four natural evolutionary conditions of the soul
• Creating living, breathing, realistic characters
• Coming up with new and inventive storylines and plots
• Mapping the journey of the characters in the story
• Developing settings and descriptions

You'll also learn how to combine astrological associations and the Tarot to build even more complex and realistic characters.

Every Card Explained

Tarot for Writers describes every card in the Tarot deck and shows you exactly how each one can help you come up with new scenes, new characterizations, new metaphors. It shows you how to use the symbols on each card to trigger your own
creativity. A glossary of Tarot symbols and terms gives you a concise summary of this information. For each card you learn the symbols, keywords, myths and legends, astrological associations, literary archetypes, and how they relate to your writing practice. You'll also get a list of writing prompts and ideas based
on the card. For example, if you were to draw The Sun, you'd be advised to write about a birthday, a banner, a field of sunflowers, a walled garden, a white horse, a red flag, a golden child, heat, sunburn, or something hidden in plain sight.

Whether you're writing for school, work, publication, or just for fun, Tarot for Writers will improve every aspect of your writing. Using the Tarot and the exercises and techniques in this book will turn you into the writing machine you've always wanted to be.


Cats are a popular theme for tarot and oracle decks, and for good reason. For centuries cats have been associated with religion, spirituality, and mysticism. Today, cats are much loved, as companions and as symbols of independence and a lack of concern for the opinions of others. We fancy that this spirit is born of an inner confidence that knows... read this article
5 Amazing Reasons to Create Your Own Tarot Spreads
Tarot: 5 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
How to Learn the Tarot




The Thoth Companion
The Thoth Companion
The Key to the True Symbolic Meaning of the Thoth Tarot
Michael Snuffin
$16.95 US,  $19.50 CAN | Add to Cart

 
The Complete Book of Tarot Reversals
The Complete Book of Tarot Reversals
Mary K. Greer
$16.95 US,  $19.50 CAN | Add to Cart

 
Understanding the Tarot Court
Understanding the Tarot Court
Mary K. Greer, Tom Little
$16.95 US,  $20.95 CAN | Add to Cart

 
Professional Tarot
Professional Tarot
The Business of Reading, Consulting & Teaching
Christine Jette
$20.95 US | Add to Cart