Category Archives: Creative Writing

Break the Mirror

Creative Writing Prompt: Assume that the closest solar system is identical to ours in every which way. In the year 2050 you and a group of astronauts are sent off to visit its version of planet earth. Half ways there … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Kiss

Creative Writing Prompt: Write about your first romantic kiss. A paragraph will suffice. Keep it under 300 words if you wish to share it in the comment section. Feel free to add a little aesthetic touch to your narrative should … Continue reading

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Go Back In Time

Creative Writing Prompt: Let’s say you could go back in time and start over from grade 9. What would you focus on and how would you apply yourself? For additional context you may appreciate the layers of meaning provided in … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #9

“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Welcome to the final episode of Creative Writing Tips. I am … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #8

“The individuated soul which has seen and participated most in truth shall come into its earthly birth as a philosopher, or artist, or some musical and loving nature.” – Plato, Phaedrus Welcome to the 8th episode of Creative Writings Tips. … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #7

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams (Click on the the media player to listen to the entire podcast. In the event that you are unable to access the audio … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #6

“People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them.” ― Epictetus (Click on the the media player to listen to the podcast as you read the transcript below. In the event that you are unable … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #5

“Deliberation (consilium) is a certain sort of inquiry that proceeds from certain things to other things; this is the work of reason.” – ST II-II Q49 A5 (Click on the the media player to listen to the podcast as you … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #4

“The undercurrent of creativity flows steadily, and sometimes it is still. Working with these forces can complement our goals as writers, and help us to avoid wasting time.” – Jason Youngman (Click on the the media player to listen to … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Tips #3

“Withdraw into yourself and look, if you do not yet therein discover beauty, do as the artist, who cuts off, polishes and purifies, until he has adorned his statue with all the marks of beauty.” – Plotinus (Click on the … Continue reading

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