I see a dragon. MAYBE a swan.
Inspiration happens a million times a day and in the smallest of places.
Always have a notebook with you. Brains can be finicky and I
would hate for you to lose a great spark of inspiration into the abyss.
Something has happened to me. Worse, something has happened to my writing.
Once upon a time, exceptional writing spilled fully formed from my pen. No matter what medium or instrument I used, sheer brilliance appeared from the moment I began to compose. I introduced one new idea after the next. I dived in, pen first, and soared far beyond myself and into the infinite universe.
It turns out, nothing is farther from the truth. Great writing is created in revision – rethinking, rewriting, adding, subtracting, repositioning, editing. In effect, great copy is born in change. And none of it is original. It’s borrowed from previous genius.
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Writers are taught that a story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Closure is important to us. But how sorry are we to see a good book end? The truth is we don’t really like endings at all.
The stories I am writing are full of potential, which is why I’ll leave the final sentence unfinished. And then I’ll start the next story, and when I reach that end, I’ll again leave the final sentence unfinished.
Writing open-ended. Never being emptied and never being overfilled.
I’m Lisa. Hi, nice to meet you. Thanks for being here.
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