Tag: technique

  • Don’t Consider What You’re Thinking

    All right. So, earlier I had a post that discussed how we determine our own experience, not outside forces, and today’s post considers something related: how our thoughts can determine us, if we let them. Are you confused? First I tell you to think yourself happy, and now I’m telling you that’s dangerous? Admittedly, the…

  • Getting Off the Writers’ Emotional Rollercoaster

    Have you bought a lottery ticket lately? As I mentioned before, I wanted to do a series of blogs related to Laraine Herring’s wonderful The Writing Warrior. Today, I want to think about the following quote: “If you understand that suffering arises when we want our current experience to be something other than what it…

  • Books on Writing: Some go-to greats

    As with most writers, I’m also a reader, which is why I probably am just as likely to buy a book about writing and the writing life as a work of fiction. This week, I wanted to share some of my favorite go-to writing books, especially the ones I return to again and again when…