Whenever I get asked about the creative process by those whom have trouble getting words to flow out of their brain and onto a screen, I suggest trying some things to re-establish the energy.
Writing as the art of expression has to be easy to read and well executed. It’s got to have form and movement to create an entire world. The medium is wholly abstract— relying on visual symbols: words, you have a recipe for an art that takes a long time to learn and great labor to enact.
Writers who are serious about their craft, and see their service as a gift of love do make the time and balance the demands of everyday life with writing.
I was asked by a neighbor recently about my writing. For those of you who don’t know I’m back in California so I have a lot of catching up to do. A decade is a long time. What I shared is that writing is something I have to do. In my case, jumping into the corporate…
As a Writer and Instructor of both Creative Writing and Blogging, I’m often asked by my students where my ideas come from. With that in mind, I’ve created a series of videos about how to blog when you’re just not feeling it.
Yesterday I was in my kitchen baking Linzer Torte with the windows open when I heard kids outside yell out, “That’s Coco’s house.” Soon the door was pounding. Bubbling behind the door, you’d think it was the Kaiser’s birthday party. They had balloons and chocolate leaf cookies and wanted to play with her.