Cultivating a Creative Writing Practice for Better Mental Health

How creativity can form the conduit to better mental health…

Create the physical space

Become accountable

Make the goals tiny as possible

The blank page is intimidating. Start with whatever words come to you, even if it is “I can’t think of anything.” Just start. // Photo by Brent Gorwin on Unsplash

Work on whatever feels easiest

Work without editing

“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.”

Need a particular tea? Flowers? Soft furnishings? Go for it. Whatever makes life easier. // Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

Respond to your particular patterns

A Summary…

Emerging fiction author, London Writers Award 2020. Working on my debut novel, rep’d by Kate Evans @ PFD. Podcasting on Author Not Present.

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