It’s not enough to say something isn’t working. Discernment is the first step in figuring out the problem so that we can fix it.
Lately I’ve been blogging some about how mindfulness has helped me become a better writer, but saying I practice meditation is like a restaurant saying they serve food. Allow me to explain and to share how I’ve come to treat writing as meditation. Insight Meditation Insight meditation is the practice of attempting to see things […]
What I’m feeling on this, my book’s first birthday, is grateful. It’s been a hell of year to launch a debut, but I’m proud of the book I put into the world.
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.
I just wrapped up a COVID-style, week-long, at-home writing retreat and I got about two month’s worth of writing done. Highly recommend.
Writing things longhand is great for generating ideas, but I find it takes several revisions to turn those ideas into stories.