In Good Naked, acclaimed author Joni B. Cole shows readers how to make the writing process not only more productive, but less maddening, more inviting, and even joyful, at least a good part of the time. She explains how sharing early drafts is "good naked" - you're exposing your creative process in all its glory. Through a mix of engaging stories and practical wisdom, all delivered with sheer good humor, Cole addresses the most common challenges writers confront and offers disarmingly simple but effective solutions. She debunks popular misconceptions about how we are supposed to write and replaces them with strategies that actually work to get us started and stay motivated.
The 19 Most Gorgeous Joni Mitchell Photos Ever, Ranked
In a weird way, the tsk-tsking over a pair of high-fashion ad campaigns featuring Joni Mitchell and Joan Didion reminds me of the flap over a pregnant Demi Moore posing naked for Vanity Fair in I remember talking about the Moore cover at the time with a colleague who admitted to being a little bit shocked. Not at seeing a nude woman - we see nude women all the time in movies, magazines and art. It was the fact that she was so very pregnant that he found disturbing. A nude pregnant woman isn't an aesthetic object or figure of fantasy in the same way a Playboy model or Goya's "Naked Maja" might be. She's a real person albeit a gorgeous movie star with baby onboard.