I came across a great article about using drama lessons to improve your writing. Drama Link
One piece of advice that resonated with me: rehearsals are for exploring. I recently edited the first chapter of my manuscript after receiving comments back from my editor. I still find myself taking risks, altering the story and description until I feel the paragraph is just right.
This lesson can be applied to multiple aspects of my life. In fact, my jazz dance teacher gave similar advice in class and reminded us it’s okay to fall down in class. It’s our place to test our boundaries!
Lastly, we took the cats to the vet. They know how to explore!
Perhaps there are tests to complete and qualifications to earn before you can call yourself a fantasy fiction writer. I felt compelled to read the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I loathed the details of physical battles, but I appreciated … Continue reading →