What a Rare Snowy Day Taught Me About Writing

When was the last time you let writing amaze you?

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We’re amazed by things that aren’t normal.

When you see something that grabs your attention, what do you do? You pause. You take it all in. You might even take pictures so you don’t forget it.

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Writing is amazing if you think about it.

You don’t have to wait until snow falls to write regularly. You don’t have to wait for someone to die to get serious. You can make writing an amazing experience today.

Snow is amazing because it’s rare.

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You don’t have to wait. You can summon her (or him) any time you want. The process might be a bit messy, but you can do it.

Write fast.

One thing that blocks us is thinking every word we write has to be perfect. They don’t. A host of writers say your first draft is your worst draft. That may be true in terms of beauty, but in terms of value — there’s gold in that heap of dirt.

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The time is now.

The next day.

Taking time off is like parting the clouds in your brain. Then the light of knowledge and reason can shine down, burn off the dross, and magnify what’s left.

Write what you’d want to read. There are enough people like you that will appreciate what you have to say. Do your work for them.

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Like playing in the snow every day

YOU are the Muse.

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