Listening Quotes

Listen so deeply to the space around you that it fills you, and when you write, it pours out of you

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
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Are you listening and “with your whole body” this month? Between Script Frenzy, National Poetry Month and National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo), creative writing in April can feel like a total body experience! 20,000 Script Frenzy participants are diving into creating their 100 page…

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So much of writing is about getting quiet enough so you can hear your characters talking

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
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I asked her how she goes about getting in touch with her characters, and she hesitated a moment before replying: “I think it’s something like preparing the soil for planting,” she says. “What I’ll do is go out in the backyard in the morning, and…”

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