Appreciate Your Accomplishments as a Writer

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I just posted a video yesterday in which I discussed a recent shift in my perspective as a writer. Recently, I have had sort of tunnel vision about my young adult novel. I have been so obsessed with whether or Continue reading Appreciate Your Accomplishments as a Writer

4 Ways Exploring Other Art Forms Can Help You as a Writer

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A painting I did recently Almost every writer I know is also artistic in another area. Either they are painters, graphic designers, musicians, actors, or filmmakers. This is maybe because we are storytellers, and there are so many ways to Continue reading 4 Ways Exploring Other Art Forms Can Help You as a Writer

Go Experience Some ART!

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30 day blog challenge – day 3 I was listening to my friend, singer/songwriter, Juliana Finch, on this awesome podcast (“Making a Living as a Creative“) yesterday, and she was talking about how important it is for artists to get Continue reading Go Experience Some ART!

Do You Let Your Emotions Rule Your Writing?

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William Wordsworth said that all good poetry is the “spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…recollected in tranquility.” I would go a step further and say that this is true of all good writing in general, maybe all good art. For many Continue reading Do You Let Your Emotions Rule Your Writing?

Creative Writing: Follow Your Obsessions

  Follow the white rabbit I was talking to a friend the other day about one of the most important pieces of creative writing advice I’ve ever heard: Follow your obsessions. I’m definitely a person who gets obsessed with things. Continue reading Creative Writing: Follow Your Obsessions

Writing Exercise : Let The Image Inspire You

Sometimes a simple image can say so much, whether it’s a photograph, a painting, or even a real life image taking place before your eyes. Have you ever seen two people embracing at the airport? Have you ever seen a Continue reading Writing Exercise : Let The Image Inspire You