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"Believe me, the secret to the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment
of existence is: live dangerously!
Build your cities on Vesuvius and 
send your ships into uncharted seas!"

— NIETZSCHE


"Believe me, the secret to the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment
of existence is:

live dangerously!
Build your cities on Vesuvius and 
send your ships into uncharted seas!"

— NIETZSCHE


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THE ONE BOOK

that has travelled the world with me for 5 years.



THE ONE BOOK

that helps me again & again to

overcome doubt, procrastination, & despair.



THE ONE BOOK

that ALWAYS inspireS, inciteS, & compelS me.



MY

BOOK OF AUDACITIES


 

   MY...


​​​​​​​​​​​​

THE ONE BOOK

that has travelled the

world with me for 5 years.



THE ONE BOOK

that helps me again & again

to overcome doubt, procrastination, & despair.



THE ONE BOOK

that ALWAYS

inspireS, inciteS,

& compelS me.



MY

BOOK OF AUDACITIES


 

   MY...



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"Believe me, the secret to the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment
of existence is: live dangerously!
Build your cities on Vesuvius and 
send your ships into uncharted seas!"

— NIETZSCHE


"Believe me, the secret to the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment
of existence is:

live dangerously!
Build your cities on Vesuvius and 
send your ships into uncharted seas!"

— NIETZSCHE


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THE ONE BOOK

that has travelled the world with me for 5 years.



THE ONE BOOK

that helps me again & again

to overcome doubt, procrastination, & despair.



THE ONE BOOK

that ALWAYS inspireS, inciteS, & compelS me.



MY

BOOK OF AUDACITIES


 

   MY...


​​​​​​​​​​​​

THE ONE BOOK

that has travelled the

world with me for 5 years.



THE ONE BOOK

that helps me again & again

to overcome doubt, procrastination, & despair.



THE ONE BOOK

that ALWAYS

inspireS, inciteS,

& compelS me.



MY

BOOK OF AUDACITIES


 

   MY...


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DARING WISDOM.
NOBLE INSPIRATION.

AUDACITY; AUDACITY; AUDACITY!

DARING WISDOM.
NOBLE INSPIRATION.

AUDACITY; AUDACITY; AUDACITY!






The




The

Joshua Humphreys writer writing advice liber audaciorum book of audacities

is 1000 quotations, excerpts, proverbs,
inscriptions, letters, poems, paintings—

from over 250 writers, poets, philosophers,
playwrights, painters, saints, scientists, adventurers, explorers, comedians, kings, composers;


ON MORE THAN 200 SUBJECTS,

including:

is
1000 quotations, excerpts, proverbs, inscriptions, letters, poems, paintings—


from over 250 writers, poets, philosophers,
playwrights, painters, saints, scientists, adventurers, explorers, comedians, kings, composers;


ON MORE THAN
 200 SUBJECTS;


including:

Work, Creativity, Duty, 

Monotony, Effort, Excellence, Suffering, Discipline, Endurance,

Anxiety, Vocation, Courage,

Doubt, Solitude,

Self-confidence, Failure,

Indecision, Devotion,

Enthusiasm, Success….

Work, Creativity, Duty, 

Monotony, Effort, Excellence, Suffering, Discipline, Endurance, Anxiety, Vocation, Courage, Solitude, Failure,

Self-confidence, Indecision, Devotion, Enthusiasm, Doubt, Success….


Freedom, Audacity, Travel, Imagination, Melancholy, Ideals, Nobility, Madness, Hope, Wisdom, Adventure, Individuality, Daring, Boredom, Booze, Eloquence, 

Laughter, Perfection,

Writing, Destiny, & Genius!


Freedom, Audacity, Travel, Imagination, Melancholy, Ideals, Nobility, Madness, Hope, Wisdom, Adventure, Individuality, Daring, Boredom, Booze, Eloquence, 

Laughter, Perfection,

Writing, Destiny,

& Genius.



·WHAT'S IN A LOGO?·


·WHAT'S IN A LOGO?·

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SHOKUNIN

A master, or mastery,

of one's profession.


'Shokunin' describes the way Japanese craftsmen spend every day trying to be better at what they do.


"You must immerse yourself in your work. 
You must fall in love with it &

dedicate your life to mastering your skill.
That's the  secret of success.



SHOKUNIN

A master, or mastery,

of one's profession.


'Shokunin' describes the way Japanese craftsmen
spend every day trying to be better at what they do.


"You must immerse yourself in your work. 
You must fall in love with it &

dedicate your life to mastering your skill.
That is the  secret of success.





I lay no claim to mastery,

nor would call myself anything approaching a master.


But I've been travelling the world writing books for 5 years.
I've released 3 novels, a play, a history of Venice,

and am currently finalising my 4th novel—


I make no claim to mastery, nor would call myself anything approaching a master.


But I've been travelling the world and writing books for 5 years.
I've released 3 novels, a play,

a history of Venice,

and am currently finalising my 4th novel while writing a book of pastoral poetry.

AND THE  LIBER AUDACIORUM  CONTAINS 
ALL THAT I'VE LEARNT
& ALL THAT I KNOW

about dedication to one's craft;
about the results of unremitting labour;
about the habits that get you from dream to reality.


AND THE

LIBER AUDACIORUM

CONTAINS
ALL THAT I HAVE LEARNT
& ALL THAT I KNOW

about dedication to one's craft;
about the value of unremitting labour;
about the habits that get you from dream to reality.



CARE TO SAMPLE THE

·   LIBER AVDACIORVM'S   ·

EXHILARATING PAGES?


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·   LIBER AUDACIORUM'S   ·

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to peek between its covers.

AND AT FULLY 250 PAGES,

THESE ARE JUST 2%

OF THE WISDOM, INSPIRATION,

& AUDACITY WHICH THE BOOK CONTAINS!


AND THESE ARE JUST 2%

OF THE WISDOM, INSPIRATION,

& AUDACITY WHICH THE BOOK CONTAINS!





THE



THE

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IS OVER 270 PAGES OF 

AUDACIOUS THINKING,

AUDACIOUS ACTION,

AUDACIOUS LIVING.


Never before available to the public,

after travelling the world with me for 5 years

— and now in its 6th with me as I walk across Greece  —

 I'm at last making it available to you!

IS 250 PAGES OF AUDACIOUS THINKING,

AUDACIOUS ACTION,

AUDACIOUS LIVING.


Never before available to the public, after travelling the world

with me for 5 years

—& now in my motorcycle bag for its 6th—

 I'm at last making it available to you!







·JOSH·WRITE·BOOK·



The Liber Audaciorum also contains

EVERY piece of writing advice

I've ever read, heeded, absorbed, and used.


That's over 300 separate pieces of writing advice from


George Orwell, Lord Byron, F. Scott Fitzgerald,
Dorothy Parker, Charles Bukowski, Vladimir Nabokov,

Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning,
Charlie Chaplin, Trey Parker, Jerry Seinfeld, Oscar Wilde

John Updike, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, T.S. Eliot,


and 85 other novelists, poets,

   composers, painters, and comedians... 

 



·JOSH·WRITE·BOOK·



The Liber Audaciorum

also contains EVERY piece of writing advice I've ever read, heeded, absorbed, used.


That's 250 separate pieces of writing advice from:


George Orwell, Lord Byron,

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, Charles Bukowski, Vladimir Nabokov, Graham Greene,

Evelyn Waugh, John Ruskin,

Elizabeth Barrett Browning,
Charlie Chaplin, Trey Parker,
John Updike, Ernest Hemingway,

T.S. Eliot, Kurt Vonnegut,


and 85 other novelists, poets, composers, painters, & comedians...

 


From Sun Tzu to General Patton;

from Marcus Aurelius to Michelangelo;

and from Lord Byron to Jerry Seinfeld:—


the LIBER AUDACIORUM

contains inspiration, advice, & wisdom

ONLY

from those men & women who were

—in the words of Theodore Roosevelt—

'actually in the arena.'

From Sun Tzu to General Patton;
from Marcus Aurelius to Michelangelo

and from Lord Byron to Jerry Seinfeld:


the Liber Audaciorum

contains inspiration, advice, wisdom,

ONLY
from those men & women who were
—in the words of Theodore Roosevelt—
'actually in the arena.'




In a world of vapid 'influencers' & motivational charlatans 

I've only ever collected & heeded the words of

the best, the brightest, the hardest working:—


those statesmen, emperors, generals; 

writers, artists, philosophers; 

geniuses, adventurers, & explorers


WHO DARED GREATLY & STROVE VALIANTLY;


WHO ADVANCED HUMANITY'S CONCEPTION OF EXCELLENCE;


AND WHOSE NAMES & REPUTATIONS HAVE SURVIVED CENTURIES.





In a world of vapid 'influencers' & motivational charlatans  I've only ever heeded the words of the best, the brightest, the hardest working:—


those statesmen, emperors, generals; 

writers, artists, philosophers; 

geniuses, adventurers, & explorers


WHO DARED GREATLY & STROVE VALIANTLY; WHO ADVANCED HUMANITY'S CONCEPTION OF EXCELLENCE; AND WHOSE

NAMES & REPUTATIONS HAVE

SURVIVED CENTURIES.





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and see if you're not immediately compelled to step into the arena—


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to the vocational pursuit

which alone can make you the greatest version of yourself.



As I begin work on my 5th novel

— and shall soon release my 6th book in as many years —

the



Now, as I write my 4th novel

— and shall soon release my 6th book in as many years —

the

IS HERE & NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME

EVER

OWNABLE BY YOU!


Printed on cream paper,

with 50 images and 5 Roman-style frontispieces,
the  
LIBER AUDACIORUM  begins with a compiler's preface then
spans 2800 years' & 15 civilizations' worth of inspiration, wisdom, & audacity—


AND is your complete guide on how to write

elegantly, accurately, & truly.

is here for the first time EVER

available to you!


Printed on premium cream paper,

with 40 images &

5 Roman-style frontispieces,
the  
LIBER AUDACIORUM

begins with a compiler's preface
then spans 2800 years'

& 15 civilizations' worth of

inspiration, wisdom, & audacity—
AND is your complete guide on how to write elegantly, accurately, & truly.

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