Tips On Writing

We are all born creative, intelligent, flexible, caring and zestful people. How do we let those inherent qualities flow out onto the written page? Here are some suggestions I've collected from a whole range of different sources.
Daryll Bellingham



' .......  use original detail in your writing. Life is so rich, if you can write down the real details of the way things were and are, you hardly need anything else.

Even if you transplant the beveled windows, slow rotating Rheingold sign, Wise potato chip rack, and tall red stools from the  Aero Tavern that you drank in in New York into a bar in another state and time, the story will have authenticity and groundedness.'

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Natalie Goldberg
Shambhala, 1986


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