Writer’s Quote Wednesday

Time for introspection! I mean what writer, or creative for that matter, doesn't have at least a little bit of perfectionist in them? We are trying to transcend the line between imagination and reality by translating whole worlds, realms and characters etched upon our minds and auras, our very sinew emanating the inspiration of their... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

  The first draft is just you telling yourself the story. Ha! I love this Terry Pratchett quote. Not only is it a freeing thought but it's actually quite true in its astute observation if only we would just listen and apply! Writer's tend to have overly active imaginations when you add that to the... Continue Reading →

Empathy Or Emotional Intelligence When Writing?

  Short answer: both. But now let me get into each one respectively and how they can both be applied to your writing for incredible results and character insights! Empathy: Described as the identification with or understanding of thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person (at least according to my word hippo app -... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

I feel quite the kinship with this quote of Susan Sontag. I've always been called the watcher by my family, the one who seems to have this eerie ability to "see" and know all. There were times I found it a curse. It can be hard being naturally attentive to detail and the subtleties of... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

  A writer is a world trapped in a person Victor Hugo When I first heard this quote I can tell you that I was all the yes! It spoke to me with such truth, hitting upon something that I had also so deeply and organically believed. At first, when I began to explore the... Continue Reading →

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