Author Archives: Joanna Paterson
Writing and the possibility of connection in an isolated, isolating world. Writing as part of what keeps us human, and alive.
I was doing some adjusting to the site again yesterday. (I know: again. Still, this time I think I am there. There being where I want and need to be, for just now.) This morning feedburner sent me a post from the site, to my inbox (perhaps you got it too). It was from September […]
If writing can be emotionally contagious, what kind of (positive) emotional states can be evoked through words and what are you passing on?
If your writing task has become too big and daunting, try reducing the size of the frame till it becomes human, enjoyable, doable.
Dreaming about a kinder, more compassionate world, where poetry floats freely & writing helps us to live with greater kindness & compassion.
37 things you might find while you’re looking for your writing voice. The good and the not so good. It’s all part of the process…
How we get tangled up in declarations and affirmations, and stuck on how to do the next thing. Going back to the beginning to begin again.
The possibility that is offered, over and over, to begin again, and reclaim your own imperfect, brilliant, lifeworthy writing voice.
If words shape the world you live in, there are choices to be made about topic, about word choice about patterns of language use.
Take a deep breath through the reasons why there’s no point to writing, because it’s all been said. Take a deep breath, and free your words.