“I’d love to write a book, but I don’t have that kind of time. My schedule is already full, plus I’m constantly being interrupted by my kids, and for the sake of my sanity I desperately need to maintain some sort of social life. That doesn’t leave me enough time … Read more
Writing isn’t hard. Compared to other challenges life brings, writing isn’t even remotely difficult.
Writing for a sustained period, however, takes courage. Writing and finishing a project takes bravery. More bravery than most people realize.
Nonwriters have only had a taste of this in school or when maybe writing … Read more
Open freewriting is completely openended. You just write. The simplicity of methodology doesn’t mean that you are limited to what can emerge. With open freewriting, it is especially true that anything can happen. Open freewriting is a place for you to be wild, chaotic, totally free, totally present. … Read more
The more you freewrite, the more you become yourself.
Unburdened writing gets you in touch with your own voice.
Through the ongoing practice of writing without constraint, being totally free, you learn to trust your inner wisdom.
When you freewrite…
- Nobody is telling you how to write or how you
A writer’s peripheral vision
Sometimes the best ideas have to sneak up on you.
You know the feeling. You’re doodling around with one thing or another, then WHAM! Like lightning, inspiration strikes. Eureka! You race forward with your new discovery. The world is forever changed.
It’s a beautiful feeling, and … Read more
Every action should be a step towards depth, integrity, and mastery.
That means doing one thing at a time. Nothing should get in the way of that single thing.
Don’t try to switch back and forth between different tasks.
I know it’s tempting! But don’t do that.
Switching back and … Read more