Writing Prompt: Marathon Writing

There is something comforting about turning off the TV, putting the phone on silent, locking the door, sticking the kettle on and writing. Pick a day when you can clear your diary and devote the entire day to writing. Start with random writing, jotting down thoughts and ideas. Try brainstorming and writing whatever comes to... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: 10 minutes

One of the things I struggle with sometimes is finding the time to write. I carry a notebook with me wherever I go and try to jot things down whenever inspiration strikes. The hard part is trying to get my thoughts down quickly without trying to self-edit. Try this, sit down and write for ten... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what's burning inside you.  And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke. ~Arthur Polotnik

Quote for the day

The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium.  ~Norbet Platt

Writing Prompt: First Encounters

I've been thinking of some of the people that have mattered to me throughout my life. For better or for worse, everyone you know for any length of time have an impact on who you are. When I think back to some of my most important friendships, there were some key moments that could have... Continue Reading →

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