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The Midnight Disease

The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain

The Midnight Disease( )
Author: Flaherty, Alice Weaver
Series title:. Ser.
ISBN:978-0-618-23065-5
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

What underlies the human ability, desire, and even compulsion to write? Alice Flaherty first explores the brain state called hypergraphia - the overwhelming desire to write - and the science behind its antithesis, writer's block. As a leading neurologist at a major research hospital, Flaherty writes from the front lines of brain research. Her voice, driven and surprisingly original, has its roots in her own experiences of hypergraphia, triggered by a postpartum mood disorder. Both...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Creative Ability
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.81 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds



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