Just another quick reblog for the new followers.
Wifey says that since taking my writing more seriously, I’ve become more aware; both of self and the myriad of things that happen around me. She’s right of course. (she always is!) Writing can turn a simple conversation into a piece of dialogue for your protagonist. Elaborate imagery laden set pieces can start life as the almost unnoticed thoughts, that happen to accompany you on your Sunday afternoon walk in the woods. Everything seen, touched, heard, smelt or tasted can make it into your writing. Everything is an opportunity!
This inevitably turns you into a bit of a thinker. No not Plato necessarily, but just someone who looks at things from different perspectives – someone who notices subtext or irony in the plainest everyday occurrences.
I read a study claiming that writing sped up the healing process of those suffering from curable cancers. I doubt it is the actual process of tapping on…
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