I have started no fewer than 6 blog posts in the last 7 days to reintroduce myself to longer writing after this daily poetry stint (it’s not over, I just … Continue reading What Keeps You From Writing?
I woke up at five am only to journal and walk and coffee and journal again (the second time with John Mayer) writing two things: one poem about broken promises … Continue reading Everyday Poem #15a
All day long, I put off working on my writing project. I know I needed to sit and get down thoughts, but couldn’t find the energy But only after putting … Continue reading On Getting Lost in Creativity
Being in that place where it’s time to put words down on the page but they refuse to show up can feel incredibly isolating, but it needn’t be. Since the … Continue reading What to Do When Words Don’t Come
Now that we have all this space and paper, what on earth do we begin to write about? This may be the easy part for you–you may have been wanting … Continue reading Time to Write: Getting Words to the Page
Dear Reader, From the first piece of writing ever published, the debate of what makes a writer ‘a writer’ has raged. Are you a writer because you write? Are you … Continue reading Dear Reader 3.21.21
As a followup to Friday’s lesson on Finding Physical Space to write, I’ve been scouring the internet for more advice and insight on this topic. I believe that knowing if … Continue reading Space and Place: Where Do You Write?
Recently, I have not felt settled. Whether this is due to the change of seasons, going back to my classroom (this time with students) on Monday, or the planetary alignment, … Continue reading Time to Write: Finding Physical Space
Comparison kills creativity. Transmuting, or taking energy in one form (in this case, the negative energy of comparison), and changing it into a more meaningful energy, is a key to … Continue reading On Comparison
I recently began coursework to become a meditation teacher. Over the course of the last several years and especially during COVID, I finally managed to pin down a seated meditation … Continue reading Time to Write: Creating Mental Space
As a followup to our first lesson on writing Friday, (Time to Write! Let’s Get Tactile) , I’ve curated a collection of five articles that investigate the paper & pencil … Continue reading Pens over Pixels: 5 Articles on the Value of Writing Longhand
Most non-writers have an idea that those of us who love to spend our waking hours sculpting words into something coherent do so because we have special gifts, talents, or … Continue reading Time to Write: Let’s Get Tactile
In that space of knowing Something needs to be done But not knowing What it is What to do Where to go How to say it What to feel I … Continue reading Pandemic Poem #38
Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
By Beth Morrow I made a new acquaintance recently who, in his days before three kids, a job in administration, and a divorce,…
Distilling my day
should not be so difficult.