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Just for Today – it’s okay to run away from your writing

sometimes, writers can become so consumed by their writing, that they become unproductive. and sometimes, what we are writing just isnt working and we feel too involved to simply walk away for a while, or for good. sometimes, it’s okay to run away from your writing – for your health’s sake.

Just for Today – have a bit of writing fun!

go to the zoo or just out in your backyard or local neighbourhood. find an animal or bird to write about and try your hand at a poem or a piece of prose. share your work with a friend or relative – make it funny! enjoy!!!

Just For Today – Take Some Time Out To Contemplate

At the end of each day, take a few moments, or more, to think about things. The things you’ve done or not done, the people you’ve interacted with, the emotions you’ve felt. Within those experiences is a wealth of writing material. Use that wealth!

Just for today – start swimming!

Sometimes, just getting started on your writing piece is scary. Jumping in the deep end can work for some writers. For others, a small paddle is the way to start on your own writing adventure. Be brave and take the plunge!

Just For Today – imagine you’re there

Other┬ápeople’s holiday snaps can be truly inspirational. Even if you’ve never been there or don’t stand much of a chance of ever getting there, just for today – pretend things are different and write what you can imagine!

Just for Today – write about night

have you ever witnessed a lightning show at night? can you remember how magnificent the flashes of light were and how amazing it was to watch the night sky be illuminated by the power of nature? harness some of that force and some of those memories and let them light up your writing! be a…
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Just for Today – Everything Old is New Again

This lovely old Christmas tree decoration reminded me of how memories are attached to many things that form part of our lives. Those memories can span a whole range of emotions. And attached to each of those memories and emotions is a story and a writing opportunity. Have a look around and get those stories…
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Just for Today – think colour

Sometimes our writing lacks “colour” – look at your pieces in terms of colour. Is there more you can do to add depth, sparkle, understanding to your writing? Let a little colour help!

Just for Today – take a leap of faith

being a writer isnt easy – putting your work out there takes courage – it often requires you to take that leap of faith. Writers need to be strong enough to take criticism and powerful enough to enjoy praise. So, in this coming week, take a leap of faith and share your work with your…
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Just for Today – consider the detail

we often look beyond what’s right in front of us – and in doing so, we miss the detail. When you’re looking for inspiration for your writing and in your writing, remember to consider the detail and use it to fully flesh out your written pieces.

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