None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime. Gail Godwin Your writing path. My office file cabinet has been on my must-do list to declutter for the last couple of years. When it became harder to close the drawers, I started tackling it in bits and… Continue reading writing path
One writing practice I did keep up in the last year was a weekly email to a friend. We had started writing every Sunday as a check-in, accountability email, and understanding the power of gratitude; we always ended each email with a short (3-5 item) gratitude list for that week. If I review the 52… Continue reading writing in gratitude
But how shall I get ideas? Keep your wits open! Observe! Observe! Study! Study! But above all, Think! Think! And when a noble image is indelibly impressed upon the mind –Act!–Orison Swett Marden I think the most important word in this idea quote is ACT. So many ideas are lost because the writer doesn’t act… Continue reading How to generate ideas?
A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.James Boswell 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… Continue reading A Cake of portable soup
The things we fear most in organizations — fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances are the primary sources of creativity.Margaret J. Wheatley I’ve tried to explain this to my husband in regards to my office but he’s not buying it. If you’re a regular nag reader you know that I’ve talked about hosting Dr. Eric Maisel’s book as… Continue reading Sources of Creativity