Quote for the day

Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

– John William Gardner

Writing Prompt: Burn After Writing

I always advocate writing from the heart and not self-editing. Sometimes it’s hard to say what one really feels, even if you’re sure that no one is going to read it. Imagine the kind of freedom that could come from being absolutely certain that your thoughts and feelings will be safe from peering eyes.

Try this: Spill your guts on the page and promise yourself that you’ll burn it as soon as you’re done writing. You can say absolutely ANYTHING. Sometimes all we need is to write things down to give ourselves a bit of clarity. Have a go, bring a match, don’t burn the house down…

Writing Prompt: Burn After Writing

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