Today’s topic is using other writers’ quotes and metaphors for inspiration. Have you ever tried to write about something you’d never felt or tried yourself? It’s difficult! One thing that might help is trying to learn from others’ experiences so that you have a better idea of how to portray that experience. One thing that… Continue reading No experience? No problem!
“People aren’t scared of being alone in the dark, boy. They’re scared of not being alone in the dark.” -Jonathan Dunne, Hotel Miramar
This is the easiest way to start journaling. Carry a notebook with you and write little notes throughout the day. What did you eat? Who did you talk to? What made you smile? What made you cry? What do you want to do again tomorrow? Don’t put too much pressure on yourself to write every… Continue reading Journal About Your Day
“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” -Jodi Picoult A lot of writers and artists struggle with starting. One reason a lot of people struggle to start is that they fear the blank page. It’s empty, it’s new, and any mark you make must be perfect. Wrong! It may… Continue reading Just Keep Writing
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” -Wayne Dyer This quote holds a lot of truth, especially in art and writing. Changing your perspective on something can also change how you relay that perspective to others. For example, if you’re stuck on what you’re writing or feel… Continue reading Perspective