Walking To Write

Walking To Write - R.S. Mollison-Read

I have found over the years that I am very fond of walking. When I was in university I would choose to walk the half hour to the train, instead of taking the bus, even when it was -30! Walking relaxes me. It allows my brain to wander pleasantly, to soak up the sights and sounds of the world around me, without requiring the focused attention that writing does. Here are three ways in which walking helps my writing:

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5 Ways In Which Sketching Inspires Writing

5 Ways In Which Sketching Inspires Writing

For a very long time I believed that drawing was an inherent ability, and only recently I’ve learned that it is actually a skill. I became interested in sketching recently, after working part time in an art department. I started taking classes through SVS Learn, and have been astounded not only at the progress I’ve made, but at just how much there is still to learn. Sketching has proved to be very enjoyable and relaxing for me, and while I’ve been sketching, and daydreaming, I’ve noticed several ways in which sketching can inspire my writing:

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3 Ways In Which Gardening Inspires Writing

3 Ways In Which Gardening Inspires Writing by R.S. Mollison-Read

Spring has sprung in Calgary! I know it’s a little later than most places, but I’m just happy that it’s here! Although I have seasonal allergies, which makes spring an unpleasant season in terms of my sinuses, there is something about the new growth, and increasingly pleasant weather that for me, inspires a great flurry of writing inspiration:

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