Fiction is made up, so write the story fiction as you want, based on your unique experiences, not how others tell you to.
Recently I had the pleasure to be interviewed by author and writing teacher/coach, Rachael Herron. We had fun! Laughed, giggled, and dropped some writing wisdom. Yep, I chatted about the importance of play, one...
Sitting down with my first student for the day, I open a new game, Zing!: The Bewitching Storymaking Game. We take turns placing words like magnetic poetry magnets, slowing creating a story of a boy playing violin as his mother watches scornfully. We gradually reveal her belligerence and anger.
We must take action to create our art. We must play at it, as a child approaches playing. I love this Madeleine L’Engle quote, and want to share with you how we can escape into our art. How to open the door into the sumptuous world of our own creativity.
Enjoy our weekly video in our Sunday Video for Authors series. If you have a video that you love re: writing, creativity, etc., I’d love to know about it. Enjoy. I dare you not to laugh.