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Adopted by writing teachers nationwide, Writing Without the Muse jump-starts the creative process. These 50 exercises are designed to help writers access their imagination even when inspiration seems out of reach. The essential components of creative writing, such as dialogue, plot, and description, are featured in specific and light hearted exercises.