I like to write in such a way that I am aware of the earth beneath me. I like to feel the richness and groundedness of the body and all that is below. It’s not something I focus on in a way that pulls my attention from my writing, but rather, a faint yet palpable… Continue reading Use Your Feet to Break Writing Blocks
So much good advice has fallen into tired phrases and cliches. We share proverbs and anecdotes with good intentions, yet they erode with overuse. It’s something to ponder: You can hear the most profound wisdom, but unless you are disposed to truly receive it for what it is, you might pass it off as common… Continue reading The Beauty of the Creative Path
Anything is one of a million paths. Therefore you must always keep in mind that a path is only a path; if you feel you should not follow it, you must not stay with it under any conditions. To have such clarity you must lead a disciplined life. Only then will you know that any… Continue reading Don’t Psych Yourself Up!
Let’s say you want to write an essay. So you freewrite for twenty minutes, then you look back at what you have written, and you discover that it’s a rant about something completely unrelated to your essay. There are only a couple of sentences that pertain to your essay. What should you do? The bottom… Continue reading How to Unravel the Myth That Freewriting is Messy
Writing brings immense highs and lows. This is true over the course of a writer’s career and even over the course of a single writing marathon. When you sit and write for two or more hours, there may be times when you feel fantastic and times when you feel completely lost. This post is for… Continue reading Freewrite When All Hope Is Lost