April 6th: Getting Ideas

“Writers perceive the world as material…writers are sponges for ideas…” (99). This is from today’s entry of “The Daily Writer” by Fred White. I would argue that art of meditating on the mundane and seeing their significance in our lives and retelling opportunities extends itself to more than writers. After all, how do you think a…

Candor

    So I am reading an entry in “The Daily Writer” by Fred White. April 3rd’s entry is titled “Candor”. Candor, according to dictionary.com means: “the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness: The candor of the speech impressed the audience.” Anywho, White points out that it is important to not “overlook the blemishes, the distasteful quirks of your characters’ personalities and actions.” He states that showing…