Day 7 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I believe I have found my NEW favorite pen. It writes like the ocean breeze barely grazing my face, with my eyes closed. It's AMAZING! The words seem to flow beautifully. They just slide on the page. Its the new UNI AIR ROLLERBALL. The package reads, "AIR Bold Ink--WRITES AT… Continue reading Day 79: Writers Need A Plan! #dearagent #wewrite
#9 Writing Mantra: Symbolism Throughout the Story... What are the symbols and themes that come up in our stories? One of things we talked about during my retreat was the consistency of symbolism throughout the story. What keeps coming up? Writing Prompts: (1) The symbols and themes in my story are... (Ask of your story,… Continue reading Day 69: On Symbolism! #wewrite
#8 Writing Mantra: Show me the world... Show... don't tell! We have all heard this before. As writers we want to tell the entire story, but it always works out better when we allow the characters to show us the world they live in. It is not OUR story... we are here to just listen!… Continue reading Day 68: Show Me The World? #wewrite
#5 Writing Mantra: On craft... use clear descriptions, create a world, keep building the world, use descriptive and figurative language, and lay it on thick. I got all I needed in Costa Rica and more. As I shared my work and met 1-on-1 with the writers each of them taught me something. Each shared their… Continue reading Day 65: Lay It On Thick!
#4 Writing Mantra: Start at the idea and dig! There is a story buried deep. There is an idea that keeps coming up. There are characters who want to be heard. Pick the idea and dig! Writing Prompts: (1) I am digging for… (Ask of your story, character, symbol or theme every question you would… Continue reading Day 64: Start At The Idea and Dig!
This is the year of mastery. This year I'm not setting resolutions. I am focusing on the things I need and want in my life. I am turning my energy inward and living a more purposeful life. I am blessed to be in a relationship with a woman who loves and respects me. My… Continue reading Mastery and Vision for 2016
When we write to make money... If I wrote believing I was going to be rich... As a writer I have gone through many moments when I have lost my way. Where I have forgotten my reason for writing. The day I realized I was a writer I understood that writing was my vocation,… Continue reading Day 49: Don’t Write For the Money ~ #wewrite
There is so much inspiration all around us. Open your eyes. We are not without material! Writing Prompts: (1) The most remarkable people I have ever known... (20) minutes. Writer or character can respond. (2) On this journey my characters will travel to... (20) minutes. Writer or character can respond. Remove yourself from this… Continue reading Day 48: Writers Must Be Observers ~ #wewrite
Say out loud: I am a great writer! Write... Repeat I AM A GREAT WRITER! Keep repeating until you believe it. And don't stop writing! Writing Prompts: (1) To be a better writer I must continue to practice... (20) minutes. Writer or character can respond. Remove yourself from this exercise. Allow your characters to… Continue reading Day 47: You Are A Great Writer ~ #wewrite
Writing Prompts: (1) Today I will write about... (20) minutes. Writer or character can respond. Remove yourself from this exercise. Allow your characters to speak. Allow what wants to be written to find its landing on the page. Surrender to the process. Lean in and trust what wants to be expressed. Set your timer… Continue reading Day 46: Ten Mistakes Writers Make ~ #wewrite Wednesday