A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.
I love this image the hard dense brick of soup-add hot water-and then a full steaming bowl of soup. The idea that your words are condensed but they will bring forth nourishment.
In the memoir book there is a very difficult exercise, today choose a 10 year increment of your life and condense it down to two pages. Within the two pages your sentences must be three words. No more, no less. Now get back to work!
The Writing Nag