Holding On To Creative Sparks

Some inspired thoughts are so inspired, they stick with you. Writers spend much time ensuring they get things down as quickly as possible. Losing an idea is losing an opportunity. There have been multiple occasions where I might have something that is just screaming to make it to paper and screen. Something so strong that […]

Writing Filters

I quit smoking cigarettes for good in 2000. Even with a few smokes a week, it was still smoking. It is still shit and horrid for your health. My consistency was well, never consistent. I switched brands regularly in an effort to celebrate freedom of choice. The odd time I would smoke something without a […]

Free Writing – A Refresher

Have you worked at free writing before and maybe left it behind? If so, you might want to consider giving it another go. Regardless of where your writing career might be at the moment, free writing can break open any perceived blocks and give you the very basis of an idea that could become your […]

Note-Booking on paper & on screen

How often has it happened to you? A decent idea that might be workable. Front and center. You think about writing it down but trust yourself that it will be so good that you will recall it later.  Only when you recall later, you just recall that you had a seemingly brilliant thought that vanished. […]

Restless

Sometimes you want to be able to slow your mind down. It is annoying at times, especially when you want your thoughts to turn into rewarding ideas. Even getting those inspirational moments down to paper, page and screen is the actual reward. Is it a cure for being restless? Wish I had the definitive answer. […]