Writing life – 18 things I wish I’d known

The writing life came to me late, although I always wanted to be a writer. Looking back, it seems something thwarted my childhood plans at every turn, but on reflection it is more likely that I let those other life events get in the way of my dreams.18 things I wish I'd known about writing

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Creative for life – my goal

Have you thought how you can be creative for life?

To be creative for life is one of my goals. Perhaps it is one we share. The idea of being on a lifelong learning journey excites and stimulates me. So does the idea of living creatively. The two seem interrelated.

Creative for life

Creative for life

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Reclaiming creativity

Reclaiming creativity is my new, important, goal. The lovely thing about this goal is that it is already happening. New ways of doing what I do already present themselves. My job is to listen to the promptings of my mind (or heart) and to respond. To watch out for synchronicity.

For  too long, I’d been wandering in a creative wilderness. The landscape dried up without me noticing. The same thing seemed to have happened to my creativity.

Arid desert

Arid desert

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