Going for the Gold

Yes it's the time of the Summer Olympics. I always waited with much excitement to participate with my cheers and love, supporting the favorites and discovering favorites in many sports.¬†What gets me so excited is the determination, commitment that athletes show, day in and day out, to achieve their goals. This can be applied to…

Q – Question it in notebooks

When I find a new character I do an interview with them. Asking for their intentions, beliefs and desires. Then, when I built the story around them, I question their motives. I use coloured pens. ūüôā Doing that allows me to find new ideas and get clear on the plot has I go along. I…

J – Bringing JOY to writing

A few days ago, I heard someone talk about needing pain to create.¬†I thought that was an old conversation. That we didn't say that anymore. I listened further and again, the whole point was about suffering to help you touch¬†the deep core of your being, that place where true feelings arise. Really? What about the…

The hidden bridge

  On the edge of the cliff Legs shaking My mind empty Taking in the loneliness Of the vast land Beneath me One step forward And forgetfulness Will be my only desire One step closer The shadow of the night Will lurk behind I stay still On the edge of the cliff Gazing inward Where…

D – Drawing your soul in notebooks

A to Z challenge day 4 Theme: Notebooks Like I mentioned yesterday in my post C - Collages,¬†younger I wanted to become an artist. I painted and draw a lot. I would spend the evening writing and half the night drawing. I stopped about 20 years ago. I didn't notice it at first. The kids,…

All or nothing

Playing with colours Pale and dark Shades of light Rainbow of hearts Hiding behind rumours Smiles and sparks A minute there A minute gone Dancing between laughter And despair For what will never be For what is already there As nothing matters If I don't get it all Ambrozya Napowrimo 2016 Day 1

A – A love story with notebooks

A to Z blog challenge:¬†day 1 Theme: Notebooks In the past years I gave myself the freedom to talk about anything during the challenge. No theme and just inspiration as the days come and go. This year I have a subject. Let's rejoice! You will know if you want to come and visit or not…

Writing at the Stanley hotel – Day 1

I'm here. I'm at The Stanley Hotel Writers retreat¬†for ¬†4 days of spooky passionate writing and activities.¬†It's definitely the only project that will allow me to create¬†some sense into my shuffled writing brain. I woke up this morning and I was greeted with snow and it brought joy into my heart. I won't have the…