Let It Drip

Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips. MJ Bush If there was a way to describe one of the most amazing feelings of the writers life, this would be it, (for me). I wrote a blog post titled “‘Come Upon’ the Right Word” that spoke on divine inspiration. This quote remindsContinue reading “Let It Drip”

Under Water

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath. F. Scott Fitzgerald Of all the quotes I’ve posted in the past week, this in one I’ve related to most. Sometimes I get overwhelmed with all the work it takes to write a novel and sometimes I’m floating along enjoying the ideas that come.Continue reading “Under Water”

Belly of the Whale

I blew the dust off my Joseph Campbell book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces to brush up on the different parts of the hero’s journey. One of the parts of the journey that caught my eye was Belly of the Whale. According to Joseph Campbell, The idea that the passage of the magical thresholdContinue reading “Belly of the Whale”

Inspired Writer

¬†You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write. Annie Proulx I needed this reminder today. I forget how much I loved experimenting with phonetic sounds, words, dark andContinue reading “Inspired Writer”

Quieting of Our Mind?

Meditation is the progressive quieting of our mind, until we reach the source of thought, which in wisdom traditions are the realm of our soul and spirit. In this domain of awareness there is infinite creativity, synchronicity, the power of intention, and freedom from limitations. Deepak Chopra The realm of our soul and spirit? TheContinue reading “Quieting of Our Mind?”

Create Rich Experiences

When writing with others, I think it’s important to make sure we are appreciating both aspects in our writing communities; our differences and our commonality For most of us writers, we’re all doing our own thing, writing our own way, living our own individual writer’s life the best way we know how. We focus onContinue reading “Create Rich Experiences”

Writing, Magic, Obsessions

The unexplained happenings in the writing world. If you write enough, you tend to notice certain patterns. It’s usually a series of coincidences, but then again you may just become a hyper observant creative. You need the minute details for your story, so to find them you may become borderline obsessed with finding the answers.Continue reading “Writing, Magic, Obsessions”

Tools to Experience Freedom to Grow

Creative freedom is a gift we have as humans beings. It liberates us from a world that would be just fine seeing us lose our life to fit into their box. I started writing my For the Conscious Writer posts in 2020 with the intention of having it lead into a mentoring program. (I createdContinue reading “Tools to Experience Freedom to Grow”

Abrupt Endings

How do you know when you’re finished with your story? I always cut mine short. I tend to rush through the endings and not take my time the same way I do when I start. Sometimes I think I just wanna be finished. Sometimes I just feel like it’s a good place to end. ThingsContinue reading “Abrupt Endings”

Share Your Writers Life with Me.

So 11am writing sessions are officially a thing in my life. It worked out wonderful. This whole mini adventure of amping up my daily writing habits reminds of writing. I maneuver people places and spaces around till they fit together nice and snug. I didn’t expect this journey would take me to midday writing. IContinue reading “Share Your Writers Life with Me.”