writing inspiration

The Art You Paint with Words

We are all artists.  It does not matter what form your art takes.  Whether it be through painting, or photography, a poem, or story, whether it is through storytelling or sculpture.  What matters is that art is made and that someone is touched or moved by it. In a split second art has the power […] Read more…

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Writers: Words are more than Lines and Letters

In Shauna Niequist’s book Cold Tangerines (pg 75) she speaks of knowing as a child that writing, and words meant more to her- they were her way of expressing herself much like an artist does with a paint brush or a pen. Here is what she says,  ” When I think about my child-self, my […] Read more…

Writing inspiration quote

Words to Stir Your Writing Heart

There is something so moving about this quote by Rainer Maria Rilke that I love. For those of us that have been denying our need to write, to share our words, or are still self conscious, this is for each of you.  Print it, read it regularly and get writing loves. “Go into yourself. Find […] Read more…

writers share your truth

Risk being unliked in your writing

I love this quote by Ann Lamotte, Write Straight into the emotional center of things.  Write towards vulnerability. Tell the truth as you understand it.  If you’re a writer you have a moral obligation to do this.  And it is a revolutionary act- truth is always subversive. Isn’t it the truth that great writing is […] Read more…

become a writer- have courage

Let Your Voice be Heard

I understand how scary it is to make the decision to allow yourself to be vulnerable, to go deep, to scrap your inner most feelings, and thoughts, to conjure back those memories that are still raw, or painful or to spin a tale and question whether it is worthy or ready for readers. How true is […] Read more…

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