I love this! I am in complete agreement that creative writing is a fluid endeavor and cannot and should not be forced into some sort of mold. I often sit down with little idea of how I am going to get from point A (the initial conflict) to point B (the climax), yet the words flow out of me. The fun part is discovering the journey as it unfolds!
by Lauren Sapala
For the longest time I had major problems doing revisions on my writing. It seemed so easy for everyone else. Why was it so hard for me? Of course, I also had trouble writing. I hardly ever experienced that state of “effortless flow” everyone talked about, in which the words just magically spewed out of me down onto the page. For years—a lot of years—I felt like something was wrong with me. I felt like I was a failure as a writer.
Then, I discovered something.
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