Building the Bridge

Building the Bridge

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.  The chasm is never completely bridged. ...

Our Characters: The Path into the Void

Our Characters: The Path into the Void

Where would we be without our characters? I for one would be nowhere. While I have a lively imagination, I...

The Leap into the Void

The Leap into the Void

The blank page that lies before us every time we sit down to write is the void. Unformed and unknown,...

Imagination, Trust and the Empty Page

Imagination, Trust and the Empty Page

As writers sit and contemplate the empty page, we rely on our imaginations to help us fill it. I know...

Discipline and the First Draft

Discipline and the First Draft

It occurs to me that as I have mused over the pitfalls and joys of first drafts this week that...

Self Doubt and the First Draft

Self Doubt and the First Draft

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.  ~Sylvia Plath I love this quote. I think it applies to every aspect...