Spark Your Creativity with the 5 Senses: Smell!

rosesThis is #3 in a series of articles on Creativity and Inspiration for Writers. Tips shared here are inspired by my ebook, Overcome Writer’s Block, and will soon also be part of a course at We Write Books community

How can we be a better writers? Or maybe you’d like to get re-inspired in your writing.

We can step away from the words and dive into our most primal sense of smell!

When I need to step away from the computer and my writing, I head for either the kitchen or the garden.

I love the smell of nutmeg.nutmeg

What’s your favorite spice?

In the garden, I love the smell of my lavender.

lavenderAnd because my roses don’t have smell, I go down to the Rose Garden to enjoy the heavenly and refreshing smell of roses.

Smell is said to be our most primal sense.

What is the smell of your childhood?

Mine is yellow dock and oak.

What is the smell of your lover?


What is the smell of freedom?

The earth after it’s rained.

Your turn.

If you’re curious about more tips to get you writing check out my e-book, Overcome Writer’s Block, and check out journaling tools at We Write Books community.

Happy Writing…

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