Cushion yourself with flowers on days that don’t shine. Light candles. Burn oil, love letters, plans. Make your music soft and your pride shy. The world will hold together, and the poet must rest.
“I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready… Continue reading Wash Out the Stress with Pink Bubbles
I clearly express myself. My voice matters. I read because it makes me better. I nourish my writing, my mind and my body. I trust my instincts. I go where I fear. I write what is hard. By expressing myself clearly, I am free. Someone will love my work. I love my work. I am… Continue reading 25 Affirmations for Every Writer
Rejection is fuel for opportunity; it’ll toughen you up, so that your faith in achievement no longer relies on the acceptance of naysayers. It relies on you, writing from a place that’s real.
“Only write from your own passion, your own truth. That’s the only thing you really know about, and anything else leads you away from the pulse.” ― Marianne Williamson Coming from a woman who’s authored over a dozen books, I’d say she’s onto something. If you feel pressure to conform to what is currently popular, come… Continue reading Writing from the Pulse
“To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.” –Deepak Chopra He touches on something here that’s very important. In the silence,… Continue reading Silence Between Writing
This space will now be used for what it properly is: a blog. I resisted at first, wanting only to have a destination site, but I realize that there’s much to say on writing and the life that spawns it. “You should write, first of all, to please yourself. You shouldn’t care a damn… Continue reading Proper Use of Space