Right View is about about seeing things as they are, not as we wish or imagine them to be. When we apply it to our editing process, we produce better prose.
The Mindful Writers Group is a community of writers meeting every Friday at 9:30am PST to meditate, write, and hang out for a bit.
Emotional resonance is that magical, empathetic connection some authors are able to create between their characters and their readers.
If this is going to be our new normal, indefinitely, I need to do some settling in – to figure out how it works for me and my writing.
Two women with bibles in their hands just knocked on my door.
They kindly asked if I struggled with anxiety, and suggested that I reference my bible Matthew 6:18 for some guidance on how to deal with it. I thanked them (because we all deal with anxiety) and I told them we’re a buddhist household.
“Where else in life do you get to keep working at something until you get it right?” ~ Charles Johnson