towards effortless writing

I’ve just read Dorothea Brande’s short & brilliant book Becoming a Writer. It was first published in 1934, but except for her advises on portable type writers …, it is really up to date. Here is an advise on how to write Morning Pages … (before Julia Cameron came to name them so) …. if…

insurmountable difficulties

As I was writing my morning pages this morning it suddenly struck me how easily my mind wanders off when I sit down to write my own texts. I’m so much more focused when working on assignments. And it dawned on me that I have to try to figure out why my mind keeps wandering….

washed away

so much for winter wonders, heavy rain washed everything away in no time – so I thought I’d rater go inside and show you some images from my study today I get up at 06:15 every morning, and the first thing I do is to go and sit down by the window to write my…

Morning Pages

In The Artist’s Way Julia Cameron advice her readers to start writing Morning Pages. Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning – every morning. Here is what Cameron says: There is no better way to open a writing voice than to write regularly & repetitively. The first page and…