Let Art Inspire Your Writing, Part 4

“Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars. Keep grinning. Be bloody-minded. Argue with the world. And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things–childhood, certainties,... Continue Reading →

Let Art Inspire Your Writing, Part 2

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”Lloyd Alexander Last week, I shared some photography on my blog and inspired writers to take in those images and write. Some of you did, and that made me so happy! I’m glad that my words and post inspired you to write. It... Continue Reading →

Let Art Inspire Your Writing

"Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”Jane Yolen Writing is a muscle. I love this. I love the idea that the more we write, the better... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompts, Part Three

Hello writers! It’s another Monday, and here we are at the start of yet another week. If you live in the United States, the past few days have likely been filled with enormous piles of wonderful food and desserts. I’ve had a really lovely holiday weekend with my family. It has been very relaxing to... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompts, Part Two

Happy Monday again! Another week flew by, but I have to say while it had its ups and down, I definitely had an improved writing week. I definitely lost some time to write this month, but I made up for it the past few days. I started writing some poetry and managed to write five... Continue Reading →

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