The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I can in whatever medium.” – Jeanette Winterson

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Soundtrack – Music Prompt

The second in this new series of prompts, “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” by Radiohead. Listen to this song and see if you can hear a story in it, or create … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Photo Prompt

Two people are all alone out on a boat together. Use this photo as a prompt to get your writing going. Imagine what kind of story could take place here; … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

“A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reading Challenge 2015 – Second Quarter

So we have already reached the second quarter of 2015 and I’m wondering where the time went. The last few months, I have managed the average of reading 9 books, … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Soundtrack – Writing to Music

Lately, I’ve been putting together playlists for my stories and thinking about what type of song evokes the right kind of mood, tone or content for my work. Songs, just … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

“I write as if I were drunk. It is a process of intuition rather than placing myself above my story like a puppeteer with strings. For me, it’s a scary, chaotic … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment
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