Have you ever sat down to write and found that your mind has gone totally blank? Or you know what you want to say, but there are so many words bouncing around inside your head that you don’t know where to start? If I try to write without focusing it’s like stepping into an echo… Continue reading Free Your Pen: Mind Training for Writers
No matter how much you lie in real life, be honest in your writing. Dig deep into your experience and tell the truth. Good writing is honest writing.
Gratitude is the ultimate gift. Be grateful for the gift of words. Be grateful for everything in your life that supports your writing.
When in doubt, Fake it until you make it. Act as if you’re a writer. What do writers do? They write.
Exercise more than your mind. Movement helps you to think… …and rouses the muse from sleep.
Writing is fun… …but it’s also work. Without focus you go round in circles and end up with a mess of words and no story. Be Disciplined.
Learn the rules of your Craft. Only break the rules when you understand why not breaking them would ruin your story.
When you begin, you know nothing. When you think you know what you’re doing – you don’t. Beginner’s Mind keeps your writing alive.