Devin Townsend’s Writing A Book

Working with U.K. publisher on book about music

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Devin Townsend

He should be using me as a ghost writer for Pete’s sake, but yeah, Devin Townsend is working on a book.

He has teamed with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on an official book titled “Only Half There.”

Let me write it with you Dev. I’m talented, and not annoying like most writers.

Says Townsend:

“With this book, I really want to discuss music, my creative process, the connection between my personal development and how my career and music has been lived, and I want to do it frankly and in detail. I want to offer up my experiences — positive and negative — so that it might help other people to follow their muse and get to do what they dream about. I want to contrast what people assume this life and work is based on with the reality.

“It’s so easy to get lost in addiction, accolades and criticisms instead of creating music, but essentially, that is the healthiest thing in the world: going where the music takes you is so important.

“This book is part manual and part diary. It’s a travelogue, a songbook, a celebration, elucidation and condemnation; it’s my story, told by me, for you. If you want it…”

More information is available here.

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