Writing As a Way to Relax

Reilee Bach Painting The Letter

When we are young, we are taught to write because writing is a useful skill to have in life. As we grow up, we continue to write because we have to—think of school or university. After we’re done with school, we may have to do some writing at work. Maybe we never like writing. Maybe … Continue reading Writing As a Way to Relax

Writing Like Breathing or Eating or Walking

Girl Writing Painting by Robert Tracy

If you could master any writing style, how would you want to write? Sparsely and vigorously, like Hemingway? Magically and enchantingly like Gabriel Garcia Marquez? Flamboyantly like Shakespeare? Tersely like those American crime writers? Impressionistically, like Chekhov? Playfully and inventively like Emily Dickinson? With your pen filled not with ink but with love, like Neruda? … Continue reading Writing Like Breathing or Eating or Walking

11 Inspiring Writing Quotes for Writers of All Persuasions

Some writing quotes sound like common wisdom--but others sparkle and inspire. In this post, I want to share with you some of my favorite all time writing quotes--words of wisdom that can improve our writing, whether we're writing essays at school, emails at work, letters to our penpals, or articles or novels for a living. … Continue reading 11 Inspiring Writing Quotes for Writers of All Persuasions