I wish I’d been able to think up a title like Alchemy: The Art & Craft of Writing. Such a perfect description for writing. No that wasn’t me though, it was the amazing Jenna at The World Cellar.
About two years ago I finally gave myself permission to follow one of my lifelong dreams – to write fiction. Getting there was a long, arduous process. Filled with tears and doubts, but then finally joy. Once I was writing again it felt so good to remember how to use my imagination, to remember that I do have a voice, and that I do have stories to tell.
One of the things I struggle with the most is letting my own authentic voice come through onto the page. I took Jenna’s Daily Alchemy course with 30 days of writing prompts, and made a huge break through at the end of last year. Her prompts pushed me to write about new ideas, to play with words, and approach my writing in different ways. The exercises freed up my voice, and it’s been invaluable.
She has a few writing courses coming up and I wanted to share them. I really can’t recommend them enough! (Alchemy is starting April 2!)