Blog Archives

Daydreams as a tool

My writing process involves playing scenes in my head as daydreams. I use daydreaming to play out possible scenarios in my head to try to work out the most likely outcomes. It’s like running a simulation only the simulation is

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Freeing Your Thoughts

If you have a problem to think through, you should spend some time gathering your thoughts. It can be beneficial. Usually, I need someplace quiet, although sometimes it helps if I have music or something. There is no right place

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

The Seven Stages of Writing pt. 2

The fourth stage of writing is plotting. Some writers make detailed plot outlines, others just dive in and write. The former are meticulous and the latter actually plot in their heads and go with that. The former have a firm

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion, Writing Techniques

Dreams

I don’t remember my dreams as a rule. I keep my tablet handy in case I do wake up and remember a dream. It’s good to write them down as sometimes they can lead somewhere in fictions. Dreams are process

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Keeping the Promise

If you have a pet, you’ve made the promise. Think of it as an unwritten contract, a promise to take care of that pet in exchange for its unconditional love and companionship. That’s a serious promise. The animal hasn’t a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Mind Maps

A mind map is a tool for solving problems. It can be as simple a blank piece of paper that you doodle on as you brainstorm ideas, or it can be a computer program like Microsoft’s Vision or Project. Prices

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing Techniques

Climate Change

April showers bring May flowers. That’s the rhyme, but it often doesn’t work out that way. It’s just a way to make people feel better about the wet days that seem to happen in April in the northern hemisphere. Lately,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion
Archives

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 200 other followers

© Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den, 2010-2017. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.