A 20 minute freewriting exercise inspired by the phrase, “I don’t remember.” It happens less when I’m well rested. When stress levels are lower and the focus is happy. That pesky nagging that, “I don’t remember.” As someone who lives much of her life in her head, writing as I do, quietly pondering as I… Continue reading
As one who is immersing herself in this new writing world and more than willing to play with words at every opportunity, I find my inbox scattered with creative writing prompts each morning. Little hooks to get the ideas flowing and tempt me into creating – challenging me to grow something interesting from a simple thread.
Today, I am coaxing Mercury (aka “Sara”) onto paper. It is tempting to say that my character is running off with her own tale, embracing her elemental qualities right alongside her planetary, wanting to probe into a side of women in the tech industry (she adamantly changed her “undercover” title, and then took off), that I wasn’t intending to… Continue reading