The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“I get up early in the morning to write. I wake up before my internal critic does.” – Marlon James

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” – Plato

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reading Challenge 2015 – Third Quarter

I cannot believe it is that time already, and I only have one more quarter to beat last year’s record of 42 books in total. This quarter, I think I’ve … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Soundtrack – Music Prompt

Here’s the latest in this series of music prompts: “Angel” by Massive Attack. Listen to this song and see if you can hear a story in it, or create one from the tone … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

An indigo sky, full of stars, and illuminated by the moon. Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. What does this image conjure up for you? How … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. Think about this location, who lives here, and what happens here. Does the story or poem focus on the characters … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five Minute Poetry

Write a poem in any form you like, giving advice to someone about a particular subject. Choose something broad like love, grief, happiness etc Many famous poets wrote about their … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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