The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life

Casting a Vision for Writing Bliss

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Over at High Calling Blogs, we just wrapped a book club for Julia Cameron’s The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life. The book’s content and the participants’ discussions provided plenty to mull over, including the final challenge by Cameron to develop your own writing contract….

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Criteria for a Writer’s Station

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Virginia Woolf declared that all a woman needs to write is some money and a room of her own. The mental and financial freedom she was likely referring to—in addition to an actual place—has faded over the years as we writers project into this our own vision of the perfect…

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Tending to My Creative Well

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Author Julia Cameron gave me room to breathe this week. I was feeling a shallow wheezing inside, the sort that comes when a writer frets about squandered opportunities or misplaced ideas or lost motivation. But after reading the chapters for this week’s discussion of Cameron’s book The Right to Write:…

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Cherish the Commonplace Holy Moments

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Regular life is the backdrop of most of our days. Here we have laughter and disappointment, cooking and cleaning, working and tasking. All common, usual, ordinary. These routine and ordinary moments create a mortar that holds our lives together. Here we get a sense of stability as we do everyday…

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