Monthly Archives: February 2014
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
~ Anne Frank
Write about what you can do at this very moment to make a positive difference in someone’s life. Will you donate time, objects or money to a charity? Will you do something to help out a friend, neighbour or complete stranger? Reflect and write! 🙂
“The creative process is a process of surrender, not control. Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.”
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle
Create an antagonist who is the antithesis of who you are. Make them subscribe to another religion, hold different political beliefs, be the opposite gender, express different opinions, be from a different socioeconomic background and come from an opposite environment. Live and breathe with this character for a little while, “walk a mile in their shoes”, then infuse them into your daily life. How do you get along? How do they relate to others in your life? Are you able to accept them for who they are ? Are you able to empathize with them? Can you even see a little of yourself in them?
Reflect, write and most of all, have fun! 🙂
“Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.” – W. H. Auden
“The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.”~Jessica Hische
What form does your procrastination take?…Now imagine that it takes on a life of its own. Write about procrastinating gone wild! What happens in your day-to-day life? How does it affect those around you? Do others think you’re crazy or are they super-supportive?
Get creative, write and most of all, have fun! 🙂