If you’re looking for a fun exercise to generate new writing, or if you’d like to get practice working with story titles, I just wrote up a new exercise to try. Happy summer!
I’m sitting in my office this evening thinking about the ways in which our surroundings influence us. Today is Independence Day in the U.S., and I hear the pops, cracks, and booms of fireworks (legal/illegal) outside my window. It’s been a warm day for Seattle – 70s-80s – and deeply cloudy this evening, a strange sort of gloominess in the sky. Yet the circle of light from my desk lamp casts a friendly light on my writing and this little evening moment with words connects me with writers all over the world, with writers of the past and those who will write in the future. Words are our connections, aren’t they? Language and thought and the poetry of conversation.
Where do you like to write? Whether in a nearby coffee shop, at the kitchen table, or (if you’re lucky enough) in a…
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