Publishing an embarrassing story can be both liberating and satisfying.
What if the next time we sat down to write, we didn’t worry about being interesting, we didn’t worry about being liked, and we didn’t worry about being reblogged?
“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” — Lao Tzu
When life gives you lemons, do you make lemonade, or do you rub the fruit in your wounds?
“But enough about me, let’s talk about you. What do you think of me?”
— Bette Middler as CC Bloom in Beaches, 1988.
Stuck? Staring at a blank screen? Never fear…you’ve got all the inspiration you need when you tap into your past.
–Oscar Wilde knew that building anticipation makes a story a thrill to read.
What if you had the power to rewrite history? You do.
This week’s writing challenge revolves around my favorite inspiration: eavesdropping.
Virtue may be its own reward, but a pat on the back and a simple thanks is pretty great, too.