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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My 2015 Writing Goals

My 2015 Writing Goals R.S. Mollison-Read

For many years I truly hated setting goals. I didn’t understand how to do it properly, so I would end up with nebulous ideas of things I wanted to accomplish, without knowing how to go about it. In the end, I would never accomplish anything, and then I would feel like a failure.

But in the last few years I have come to truly enjoy making goals; so much so that I make yearly, monthly and even weekly goals! I think the difference has come from setting up actionable steps to accomplish those goals, and then checking in every month, to see that I’m on track to fulfill what I set out to do. As the New Year approaches, I have taken some time to make some writing specific goals for 2015, and I’m writing a blog post about it, so that I have a sense of accountability towards those goals:

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