Writer and teacher Natalie Goldberg offers many helpful ideas on developing your creative voice as an artist, especially as a writer, including these suggestions:
“All the other rules of writing practice support that primary rule of keeping your hand moving.
“The goal is to allow the written word to connect with your original mind, to write down the first thought you flash on, before the second and third thoughts come in.
“Because that’s where the energy is.
“That’s where the alive, fresh vision is, before society, which we’ve internalized, takes over and teaches us to be polite and censor ourselves.”
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