I just read an interesting post from Sage Coen who commented that she was writing crap (my paraphrase) instead of writing what she really needed to say. Natalie Goldberg combats this tendency of circular writing by breaking the pattern of her free writing and quickly dashing “What I really mean to say is . . . “ and then writing more honestly from there.
I support the concept of writing deeply and expressively I really do. I think we should all write deeply and expressively.
By “we” I mean “you”.
I hail from Viking /Norman/English/ Puritan stock whose very existence … Read more