“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso
No one starts out writing great stuff; we all start out writing crap. However, over time we get better and know more about writing than we did when we started. Determination is everything.
Sometimes I get on a roll with the characters, stories, and writing so much that it’s hard to stop. I want to stay in the flow. Is it because of fear?
If you think about it, using just words, a writer creates whole worlds complete with sounds, colors, people, landscapes and more all …
It’s weird how information so available now wasn’t years back. Without it, some things became relegated to the status of a mystery, the substance of wonder.
It’s not that all characters get exactly what they want, the story is about their pursuit of it. What does your hero want?
To be a successful writer is on a personal hero’s journey. To venture on, the writer must take the necessary steps outside the norm, and face the Threshold Guardians.
If you don’t write it, someone else will. Finish that manuscript.
My DIY Mirror Framing results made my bath mirror a masterpiece.
Moving to a new home is exciting, but it’s mostly exhausting. With stuff everywhere, it’s hard to rest or write when there’s a list of things to do and things to put away. I need the home to flow before I can settle into something artsy. During our move, Bard, our tuxedo cat…