Yesterday was a good day for inspiration and relaxation.  I took the Keystone ferry to Port Townsend and spent a beautiful, if rainy, day enjoying myself and being inspired to write a story that, as often happens, ended up somewhere very different than what I had been thinking of when I started it.

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  1. I know exactly what you mean. I am a very structured person. I’m used to planning everything out. Outlining, etc. This can really dampen creativity. Then one day, I started writing Writer’s Digest tuesday night prompts and I said to my self, Just sit down, start writing! Ever since it has helped me tremedously. It has helped me to tap in to the creative part of my brain and it just takes over.

    • Just like every other muscle, the more you exercise it the stronger it becomes! I’m finding the more I write the more I *can* write and even on days when I would usually be thinking “I want to write but don’t know what to write!” I’m writing something anyway. Even if it’s bad, at least that can be fixed. Nothing is just nothing!

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