Browsing All posts tagged under »the writer’s life«

Does the Soul of Your Book Have Cravings?

April 27, 2012


In many ways, I’ve had an ideal writer’s life for the last few years.  For a while,  I was very frustrated with myself, because I felt like I was doing the novel-writing process in the wrong way, and that I was missing some right way to be creative. For the last six months, I’ve taken a different approach […]

Rise to Meet the Day . . . Uriah Heep and the Writer’s Life

February 19, 2012


Yesterday, a new writer friend, Marta, suggested that I listen to Uriah Heep’s song Tales, as she felt the song might have something important to tell me about the novel I’m writing.  Tonight, as I listened to the song on YouTube and looked up the lyrics, I found the words applied to much more than my novel.  You may remember these words […]

Re-write Inspired by John Cleese

February 15, 2012


I don’t always follow the writing exercises on other blogs, or I would never actually get anything done.  Yesterday, however, I ended up clicking through one focused on creativity by Erica V. and listening to John Cleese talk about his writing process. First of all, I love Monty Python, so that alone prompted me to […]