Explore Your 5 Senses

Explore Your 5 Senses

As promised, I’m going to describe how to use the 5 senses poetry exercise in a way that makes it super fun and easy to explore emotions.

You’re going to take the same basic template of exploring the 5 senses, but you’re going to focus more on feelings.

What you need:

Strips of paper
Pens, pencils, markers
Music
Something to play the music on

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The Hardest Thing About Character Development

The Hardest Thing About Character Development

These characters we create, as writers, they become like real people, birthed into existence by choice words. They’re fashioned from bits and pieces, remembrances, glances and from the fabric of our imagination.  These characters that we create, they take on truths, they make people feel things and sometimes elicit anger and rage from us.  These characters that we create in stories they’re created out of something.  Thin air … yes.  imagination … yes.  history … yes. They are created from a mixture of the real and unreal, the seen and unseen and we as writers, we give them the journey into people’s hearts. Continue reading “The Hardest Thing About Character Development”

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Your Creativity Journal

Your Creativity Journal

What has been so very interesting the last few months is figuring out how to market my book, market myself and to feel that it’s all done in an authentic way (this is because I’m really not a sales person and the whole hard sale situation is a big turn off to me … but I’ve written this book that I want to share and I want to continue to write … which means I need to sell it and gain interest in both my book and who I am as a person) Continue reading “Your Creativity Journal”

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