Writing is more psychological than it is physical. The problem is that people focus so much on the physical part than they do on the other. Writing begins from the mind, if you have not thought of it then you cannot pen it effectively. Writers block is tied to this principle. To get started, five keys are to be noted.
So many times in our lives, we hold on tight to the most mundane thing we ought to let go.
The only reason we find ourselves holding on to this is because we lack the strength to let go. A bad habit you wish to stop but feel you cannot, a friend that keeps bringing you down, that toxic relationship that keeps tearing you apart piece by pieces, that terrible job that keeps you away from achieving milestones in life, that particular course you find no joy in doing but have to because your parent decide you must do it, that abusive marriage that will one day take your life if you don’t walk away soon…
There’s no better joy than when your writings are appreciated or when someone can actually refer to a line of your midnight musings and say, ‘Oh that part made me feel so special.’
The beauty of art is in appreciation.
I was having this thought about the beauty of a writer dating a writer the other night, and I tried searching for pictures that fit this. I was really shocked when I saw loads of pros and cons about the benefit and pain of dating a writer. read more
Misconceptions abound overtime that writers are talkative. What a myth! Whoever came about that ‘slogan’, I still wonder.
I was chatting with a girlfriend last week and she told me I had better quit writing else I would forever remain single. I was shocked and my mouth hung open. I tried to decipher the relationship between writing and relationship/marriage. She took her time to explain that her boyfriend –now ex- always emphasize that writers are talkative. And that her friends always agree with him. They claim writers always try to make their opinion count, always trying to shove it down people’s throat. And at the end of the day, they always write about what other people have discussed with them, presenting it wrongly. read more