Summer Writing Mini-Workshop: Writing Truths

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Third-person pronouns are often a mask for the word “I,” as they allow us to invade our own privacy and air our dirty laundry without anyone knowing to whom it belongs.

Engage with other writers, but never at the expense of writing, editing, and submitting.

When we take the time to self-reflect, we pursue a path to self-actualization. https://sarahleastories.com/2018/02/11/writing-prompt-the-symbols-of-your-life/

Nonfiction is hot; creative nonfiction, even more so.

Inspiration may not always come to you; sometimes, you must seek it out: https://sarahleastories.com/2017/03/25/33-poetry-themes-&-forms-to-spark-creativity/

Be versatile in your writing, but remember, it’s the specialists that make the money.

We can live a century in a lifetime, a lifetime in a day. https://sarahleastories.com/2015/09/09/writers-digest-wednesday-poetry-prompt-322-theme-10-lines-or-fewer/

You can learn as much from reading a bad book as you can from reading a good one.

Sometimes all it takes is one word: https://sarahleastories.com/2016/07/28/writers-digest-wednesday-poetry-prompt-3-theme-one-word-you-might-use-to-get-someones-attention/

Reading old periodicals is like opening a time capsule. It’s the difference between watching a movie made in the fifties versus a movie made today, set in the fifties.

 

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