I sat in the dark, listening to music crying. It wasn’t an expression of sadness; it was an expression of emotion. I’d spent the last year trying to engage with my emotions. It was something that I had shut off for so long. I could now turn it on, almost like a tap. Tears, abundant […]
I am a creative I must honour and nourish that part of my soul. Without it, I become pallid, lifeless, a ghost. Writing. Guitar. Singing. Podcast – all space for creative expression. I have journeyed through the eclipses and sought out the wisdom. It’s time now to pull it all together. What comes out of […]
The Creative outlet The creative push and pull. I’m not happy unless I am engaged in a form of creative expression. For me it’s a mix of theatre and acting, writing, singing, always singing and vocalising and playing guitar, even the piano sometimes. All of these creative devices, crutches, outlets, are my little fire, my […]
We all have them. Our moments of brilliance. The flow state. Insights. Recognise them when they happen. Don’t stress when they don’t.
I always start with a catchy title because that usually frames what I am going to write next. It’s usually the little spark of insight that hits me that gets me to open up the laptop and start to write my thoughts down on the paper. Believe in yourself. Such an overused and trite phrase. […]
Those morning pages. You stop yourself from doing it. You overthink. But that’s not the purpose. The purpose is expression. The purpose is routine and habit. The purpose is no purpose. It’s unwinding. It is release. It is for the love of writing.
I’m stuck. Where once I was writing frequently, i’ve now fallen into a rut. Where I originally struck out with the intention, just do it, just write, just get something out there, I then archived a lot of crap, realising that it was all self indulgent. The posts were nothing more than an outpouring. A release. […]