I feel like I should be writing. I have enough thoughts and ideas I want to write about or discuss, but nothing I come up with seems right. For instance, I’ve been feeling quite happy lately – this deep-seated contentment that permeates my being most of the time. I’m not always aware of it, especially when I feel down for some reason. So, it feels … Continue reading Draft, delete, repeat
Does it begin with an idea or with the mere desire to write something? I keep collecting ideas. I take a note on my phone. Or I use one of my many notebooks and jot it down. To never return to it. Or to eventually return and wonder what I was on about. Or to discover that the idea had merit and might just be … Continue reading Where do I begin?
Where do you begin when you have a million thoughts running through your mind, dozens of ideas, no thread to follow? There are so many things I want to write about. But I have to start somewhere. So, I am starting here. With the challenge itself. To begin writing. The empty page can be daunting. What to do with it? Which word to put first? … Continue reading The Empty Page
It’s probably the first question you need to ask yourself. Or in this case, I am asking myself. Why do I write? Why do I feel the need to? Why does it seem to be the only thing that helps sometimes? Anyone creatively inclined will have their thing… the thing they cannot live without. Have to pursue. Must do. Music, painting, drawing, sculpting, knitting, baking… … Continue reading Why write?