Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside…dreams. Who looks inside…awakens ~Carl Jung
Note this to take your writing up a level. And your life. ~Cricket
“Stories draw their power from their meaning. If you ask me, challenging readers’ beliefs is not a weakness but a strength…Truth can be uncomfortable. It can also be comforting. Whatever it is, it is necessary to speak it” ~Donald Maass, The Fire in Fiction
My first novel underwent many, many drafts. I was stubborn; it took me awhile to go ahead and put what needed to be in the story…in the story. I confess I worried that someone would be offended if I twisted religion a bit with The Ghosting of Gods. But it was necessary, in my view, and it was the only way it would really be me writing the story.
Anyway, I decided not to hold back after reading the above words by Donald Maass. Interesting that when I wrote what I really wanted to, I finally found that publisher. Hmmm. ~Cricket
During the times we think we’re being “unproductive,” the seeds of new worlds are germinating within us, and they need peace to grow ~Martha Beck
I’m never unproductive as far as writing goes. Sitting quietly while ideas and images flow–that’s the best fun of writing. Well, I take notes so I don’t forget. ~Cricket
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