The Heart of Writing

Helping you to connect with the writer within

“Once you’ve recognized your own limits, you’ve raised yourself to a higher level of being, since you’re closer to the real you…” – Banana Yoshimoto

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

A couple share a picnic together, looking out to a lake. Use this photo to prompt a story or a poem. How would this moment develop? Who are these people? … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Prompt

Use this photo to write a story or a poem. Look at the atmosphere in this picture, what emotions does it conjure up? Who lives here? What is it like … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

“You write in order to change the world … if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” – James Baldwin

February 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Photo Prompt

Two people sail across the dark open waters in a small boat. Use this photo to write a story or a poem. Think about where in the world they are, … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

“In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you are describing. I mean, instead of telling us a thing was … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Writing practice brings us back to the uniqueness of our own minds and an acceptance of it. We all have wild dreams, fantasies, and ordinary thoughts. Let us to feel … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment
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