On WriteSpa BlogTalkRadio we’ll talk about the Roman god Janus and paradoxical thinking and how it can help your writing. Thursday, January 2 at 5 pm ET (11 pm UK and 2 pm Pacific).
Every few years I play this game with myself: If I were on a deserted island, and could have with me only twelve objects for the rest of my life, what would they be?
No, no one else is around and unlikely that they will be.
Food and drink are not necessary – essential nourishment is supplied. (But you might choose a cup from which to drink the fresh water from the spring, if that matters to you.)
No electricity or other energy – so leave your laptop and car at home. They won’t work. […]
“When you’re constantly trying to fend off the alligators, you have no time to drain the swamp”: How do you find time to write?