For one hundred days, I’m going to post a writing tip each day. I have a whole bookshelf full of writing books and I want to do some reading and increased studying of this valuable resource. This will help me keep track of anything I’ve learned, and help motivate me to keep going. If anyone has a favorite tip of their own to add, contact me. I’d love to put it up here.
Today’s tip – This is my time. These are my words. These are my thoughts
For the first time mine was the only voice I heard as I walked and wrote, my head cleared of the constant babel of the admonitions and demands of others. For the first time I was spending time with myself. And I discovered that I enjoyed these interludes, as well as the company.
Reading is considered a solitary activity. Which it is, but not nearly as solitary as writing. You are never as alone as when you are pouring an entire world out through your fingertips.
So you better learn to enjoy it.