Will to Rebuild

I had my first gym session since I got Covid in December on Monday. Which means I have to rebuild muscles. I was not doing much exercise which isn’t like me at all. I at the least do home workouts when I can’t make the gym. But the last couple months I just chilled. What’sContinue reading “Will to Rebuild”

I Got a Creative Spark Today

Great ideas that come up while you’re not expecting them are the greatest gift ever. As writers, we could be staring at a blank screen for hours one day and then the next day during our usual editing session an amazing idea pops in like a bolt of lightening. Let me tell you how itContinue reading “I Got a Creative Spark Today”

Sharing my Inspiration

I’m hoping tomorrow is full of productivity. It feels best when I get a lot done on Monday’s because I feel like it sets me up for a good week ahead. I know tomorrow will be a decent writing day because I got a good idea for my novel. It’s a small detail that IContinue reading “Sharing my Inspiration”

Dear Author

A letter from your characters Dear author, I am a living breathing human being. I’m not your show horse! I need thoughts and some external stimulation. I need you to give me something to solve or avoid solving by solving something else until I realize the true importance of what I was supposed to beContinue reading “Dear Author”

Stepping Out of Your Story and Embracing the Powerlessness of Someone Else’s

For the Conscious Writer The great thing about writing you’re own stories is that we have a good idea about what is going to happen. What can be interesting is when we have to leave our stories and gain that sense of powerlessness when we enter into someone else’s story There’s two aspects to this,Continue reading “Stepping Out of Your Story and Embracing the Powerlessness of Someone Else’s”

A Letter to My Characters

For the Conscious Writer Dear Characters, I’m am here. I will always be here forever and always. I will learn and know each and every part of you and help you bloom into the person that you were always meant to be. No matter what choice you make, no matter how many times you fail,Continue reading “A Letter to My Characters”

On Writing

On Writing- Old Wounds and Your Characters’ Decision Making Photo by Taisiia Stupak on Unsplash When writing a character, it’s the wounds that guide their decision making. Unless something divine intervenes, when the character is left to make their own decisions, that decision must be made with their old wounds in mind. Whether it makes them use courageContinue reading “On Writing”

Show Up and Bare it All

On Writing Photo by Jorik Kleen on Unsplash When you look at a writer’s work, you can’t look at one piece and know the whole artist. One piece of work is just a bleep on the radar. Especially in today’s world. You can’t just look at one post, or one blog, or one short story, poem, whatever. YouContinue reading “Show Up and Bare it All”

Allow Your Characters the Space to Become Monsters

Photo by Thomas Dumortier on Unsplash Let your characters choose between right and wrong. See how they react in a situation. Sometimes they surprise you and they respect themselves far more than you think. Same in life, you have to let people choose to make the wrong decision. If you take away the chance for someone to chooseContinue reading “Allow Your Characters the Space to Become Monsters”

Dear Writer, Your Ability to Focus on Today is Amazing.

For Writers Editing Their First Draft Photo by Aziz Acharki on Unsplash You stayed focused on today and that is amazing. When you focus too much on tomorrow it takes away from today. If you took your time and slowly carved away at your words, that is true craftsmanship. You can’t rush art. You know what you haveContinue reading “Dear Writer, Your Ability to Focus on Today is Amazing.”