by Linda O. Johnston I enjoy blogging.I also enjoy
reading blogs with topics of interest to me.
That's one reason I'm having fun here at InkSpot.
The author bloggers here have been hitting a lot on a subject that's dear
to me: the creative process.Those of us
who write fiction find ideas everywhere.Maybe too many ideas.Maybe ideas
that need to be fleshed out to turn into engaging stories.
I post at other blog spots, too, including weekly at Killer Hobbies.I just happen to have focused last week on
one of my favorite quotations.If anyone
knows where it originated, please let me know.I'm only sorry that I didn't think of it first.
What is it?"Reality is only for
those who lack imagination."
Oh, yes, we all live with reality.We've got to deal with it daily.Hourly.Even minute by
minute.But we fiction writers can also
find ways to use it in what we write.
Something fun?By all means, find
a way to work it into a story we're writing.
Something sad?We can help
ourselves deal with it by also working it into a story, but using it in a way
that can help not only us get through it, but, hopefully, our readers in
similar situations, too.
definitely something to try to include somewhere, in our fiction and even our
No matter what, those of us who write realize that our minds are always
at work searching for, or fleshing out, ideas that expand our writing.
Now, please excuse me.Writing
this gave me another idea that I need to jot down...!
Coming October 2014 - The first Superstition Mystery!