Of course spelling is important, vitally important! BUT… spelling and editing are primarily a left-brain function, which is not a factor of creative writing. So when you are writing your story, and if you keep stopping to correct your spelling… you are effectively inhibiting your creative flow.
Our inner critic is a drag. That tap on the shoulder that drags you down. The ‘I can’t do this’ noise inside your head. It robs you of your creativity. And we all have it, at some point or another in our lives. It’s time to get rid of it. It’s time to Kill Your Inner Critic…and go forwards not feeling that tap on your shoulder. Here’s how…
Standing on the most western shores of Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way, the prehistoric fortress of Dun Aengus on Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, is a mythical liminal space, and a wonder of the world. Founded from 1100 BC, this sacred ancient site draws you into a world of Celtic lore.
The meaning of the old adage Write What You Know is often discussed by writers. But what does it really mean? Does it mean you write what you know and nothing else? Does it mean literally just write what you know? And how does what you know turn into a compelling story? Is it really such a wise saying?
Communication matters. It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. In business one needs to communicate on many levels. With clients. Within teams. Branding Products. Writing Digital Content. Throughout the entire business spectrum. And over many mediums. Creative language is key.
Is there a difference? The answer is a big YES! In fact, writing memoir is closer to writing fiction than it is to Autobiographical Writing. Except of course, in memoir you are writing the truth, not fiction. So what is the difference? And how do you define your Memoir?