Why We Write: Ted Hughes

“What’s writing really about? It’s about trying to take fuller possession of the reality of your life.”
~Ted Hughes

With love,






Want to write?
Take a pen & prompt journey:


writing prompt

What's alive in my mind*heart*body is...


1). Grab a pen + notebook. Write the prompt at the top of the page. Set a timer for 10 minutes. Or 5. Or 2!

2). Keep your pen moving as you write the thoughts, feelings, and images that arise. Don’t stop to think or edit. Don’t try to stay on “topic.” Follow where the prompt takes you.

3). Accept ALL that you write -- the pretty + ugly; absurd + boring. Discover what wants to be felt, known, expressed, released...

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