This Week’s Writing Prompts: March 3-March 10
Daily Prompt #8 “How you do anything is how you do everything.”-R. Rohr. This is a great insight into character development. Just saying….
Daily Prompt #9: “To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.”– Simone Weil
Daily Prompt #10: Put in the footwork and let go of the results. If you are stuck on your novel, song, story, print out five pages, or whatever you have (keep it short, though), and sit down with a cup of tea and a red pen. Then set a timer for 10 minutes and write longhand in your journal about whatever comes to you. Write a sketch of what you see before you. Pat yourself on the back for keeping up your practice.
Daily prompt #11 Just found out the word “person” come from the Latin per (through) sonare (sound). Its usage started on the stage, and is connected to “masks” which the actors wore on stage.
I love this: our characters become persons when we let the true sounds come through them. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars” Khalil Gibran
Daily Prompt #12 put the word “oleaginous” in a poem or a piece.
Day 20: Son is Better and I Wrote a Song!
Last day of retreat. I hate when retreats end. I want more time to write, and to listen to these amazing people who somehow find my house and the circle…