WRITING TIPS

When Write is Right
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3 Tips in 2 Minutes

In this post I share three very hot writing tips in only 2 minutes, taken from a Skills Sharing session I hosted at Hubud in Bali, Indonesia.

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The Spiritual Writer

Guest Post: 9 Spiritual Principles To Make You More Creative by Joanne Fedler Creativity, like any other skill, can be nourished. It’s important to remember, though, that it takes time and dedication to tap into your inner wellspring of natural creative ability. With that in mind, here are nine spiritual…

ShowDontTell

Show, Don’t Tell

AKA: why writers need to show us the goods, rather than tell us to buy them.   The old show vs. tell rule is one of the most important for good writing, and once you understand it, you’ll find yourself cringing over old work that suddenly appears gauche and overstated (I…

ABOUT LOVE

The Good, the Bad & the Unbelievable

A Day in Bali

I often ask myself, what is it about Bali? The jagged blue line of Mt. Batur, intriguing and vaguely threatening as it towers over the lowlands. The fathomless eyes that glance beneath paddie hats, impassive as they see right through you. The Island asks us to lose ourselves and happily…

ENTER MR. EXTROVERT

The first thing I noticed about my partner was his smile, easy in its own outrageousness. At first I was dubious, but after weeks of him acting like it was totally insane for us to not be together, I started to agree. The rest as they say, is history. Extroverts…

WHEN YOUR LOVER IS OUT OF YOUR LEAGUE

At 17, I was a size six blonde with an ego to match. I would read things like “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” and pity women without a two finger gap between their thighs. Most of my friends still lived at home, but years in boarding school—and a…