The Importance of a Daily Practice
After several fabulous exchanges with successful authors, I realized that one of the things that was missing for me as a writer was a solid daily practice. Since I'm currently deeply enmeshed in receiving my coaching training and certification, my writing has become all business--I'm only writing for the contracts I have, or when I receive assignments. My book projects have stalled, as my agent suddenly turning into a negative Nelly and uncertainty now surrounds how we'll move forward.
On a recent meditative walk, my guidance came through loud and clear: JUST WRITE. And so, I've committed to writing---a half hour every day. My first day (yesterday) resulted in over 5 pages about love and my life. Who knew?!
I am certain that by leaving the "business" of writing behind and instead forging into the daily practice of writing, all of the answers will become clear.
Here are some women who have written amazing books on writing:
-Natalie Goldberg - Writing Down the Bones (or anything by her!)
-Julia Cameron - The Artist's Way & Vein of Gold
Posted: November 30th, 2008 under Uncategorized.