So the other day, I read a post (“Growing as a Writer”) by writer friend, Tina Cho. She had some lovely suggestions (and a very lovely analogy about plants and writing) and I’m sure you’ll find something that can help your writing grow when you give it a read. As for me, I found a little something extra.
See, I’d read her thoughts and posted a comment, adding that I believed you also needed patience for good writing (and a beautiful garden). Then I took my shower and started thinking about my upcoming Muffin post.
The one that looked more or less like a blank page.
Um…yeah. But all that hot water pouring over my head and Tina’s post that was still bouncing around up there and my own comment mixed in with it…well, pretty soon, I had an idea. You can read for yourself if you zip over to the Muffin for The Writing Waiting Game.
A little water, a little fertilizer from a friend’s post, and whoosh! That’s how you grow a lovely idea.
What a surprise to find my name here! Glad you were inspired.Patience is what I need right now!
So inspired, Tina! And what I didn’t mention in that Muffin post? I’m probably the most impatient person ever! 🙂
It’s always a wonder to me how ideas pop up when we least expect them…except that I know the shower is one of your favorite places to incite brilliance, so maybe not unexpected for you. I’ll definitely head over to The Muffin for a read, and maybe that will help ME dig up some brilliance. 🙂
Yep, the shower is a favorite, Lisa (with the added bonus of keeping me squeaky clean!)–good luck digging up brilliance! 🙂