Posts Tagged ‘NANO’

Writing Beautiful…

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Twelve days, immersed in writing and writers and the beauty of creative minds seeing and sharing the world around them. I’ve come back from my sabbatical to a flood of social media NANO page count mania, and I have the strongest urge to shout, “Stop the Insanity!!!” Not that writing daily and being prolific isn’t my personal mantra, as a commercial fiction writer trying to make a living by producing pages that readers can’t put down. But there’s so much more to it than that, and my mind is still swirling with the other that sustains me. With images like this that inspire and guide and beguile you to make each word matter and resonate, even if it means less words that day:

lake sunrise color

Where I’ve been this last few weeks, a sunrise can look like this every day.This moment was mine, simply because I walked to the end of my friend’s doc. But how do I make it yours? How can I possibly show you how to feel this color, this openness, this majestic infinity the way I did a few days ago?

And then, just minutes later, there was this:

lake sunrise mist

How is it possible that light and air and water could shift around and inside me to become something wholly new, right before my eyes? (more…)