If You Want to Write A Book About Art, Independence and SpiritSeptember 25, 2018 By Collegeville Instititute Staff Brenda Ueland Floyd, VA , Sublime Books, 2014 Visit this title on Amazon Brenda Ueland was a journalist, editor, freelance writer, and teacher of writing. In If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit she shares her philosophies on writing and life in general. Ueland firmly believed that anyone can write, that everyone is talented, original, and has something important to say. In this book she explains how find that spark that will make you a great writer. Carl Sandburg called this book the best book ever written about how to write. Join the millions of others who’ve found inspiration and unlocked their own talent. Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.