Facing The Fear Of Writing

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Artist Anna JanosikSome people have great difficulty facing the challenge of writing to the point they can’t put a single word on the page.

I quite enjoy hearing how I’ve helped some people move from the great desire to write, to actually doing it from just having read my blog on writing.

As with the desire ...

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Intuitive Writing: Part 1

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Artist Anna JanosikI invited one of the people I teach how to express herself creatively to challenge me with a writing project similar to the ones I give her. The premise was that I would do this while she waited and then go over with her what I did mentally, as best I could explain, to produce the story by using intuition rather than planning and outline.

I don’t write ...

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New Perspectives To Help Your Writing

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stick-figure-writing-200xYesterday the fingers flew over the keyboard again. One of the things that a person writing a novel has to keep in mind is not to rush things. I remember when I started the Unnatural series I had no intention to create a series. Words just flowed right along with the story as it unveiled in my head, and it turned out to be larger than I expected. But ...

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Why Should You Write?

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whyWhy you should write.

It’s long, tedious and lonely work. You shut yourself off from the rest of the world for hours, days and months at a time. You have friends pulling at you. You have family pulling at you. You have a dog, a cat, a chipmunk pulling at you. There’s that pretty cloud that looks like a dragon, the tree ...

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Don’t Wait To Write

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dont-stop-signI’m going to elaborate a little on my previous blog; “Why Should You Write?.”

That blog was done in a stream-of-conscious style from a feminine viewpoint. This could easily have been done from a male or even a child’s perspective; the demands on time and excuses, justifications we shall also call them, would be just as numerous.

“Don’t wait” means just that: Don’t wait.

What are you ...

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