3 Writing Tips ~ Having Fun With Fire

What do you see in the flames?

When I drove home tonight, I spotted flames shooting into the sky in a grass field by our local university. Out of curiosity, I went over to investigate a unusually large bonfire with students gathered around it. Turns out they had created it for an event.2014-09-30 20.01.38

As I stood there, the variety of shapes the flames created intrigued me so I snapped these photos. Each time I took a photo, the shapes changed. 

My imagination took over. I see faces, men. women and maybe angels in the flames.2014-09-30 19.58.23

What do you see?

The photos I shot of the wood burning intrigues me simply because of the different shapes of the wood.

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I could have simply turned left instead of right to go home but I took a moment to enrich my life with a mini adventure. 

Now I’m inviting you to join in the play.

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Maybe you don’t want to share but do take a creative moment of joy in all the interesting shapes of the flames. 

What does this have to do with writing?

If you’re going to be a writer you have to be able to see and share what others don’t so they can see too.

3 Creative Writing Tips

  1. Look for the intrigue in every day life. 2014-09-30 19.59.46
  2. Do something out of your routine to find the extraordinary in the ordinary.
  3. Activate your imagination by letting your creative side out.

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In conclusion, ponder these questions.

  1. How can you break out of your routine to be open to the extraordinary?
  2. What do you see that intrigues you in everyday life?
  3. How can you share that in your writing?

When you have fun with your writing, others will too.

Enjoy the Gift of Writing!