Girls Write Out
Thursday, March 08, 2012
My four year old grandson colored this picture yesterday and his mom sent it for me to see. Not only was I proud of his fine job, but I saw the spark of imagination in his eyes.

It occurred to me. Writers are just grownups who never lost their imagination. Think about what great story tellers kids are! There are no boundaries, no set of rules, to follow. If they want a purple dinosaur, so be it. They haven't developed that inner editor yet.

What if we could do that. Forget genres, forget grammar, forget plot and structure. Today, make purple dinosaurs. Write whatever you want to write--no matter what your inner editor tells you--and free up your creative side. It could just be your breakout novel waiting to be jostled loose.


Diann Hunt  
posted at 8:48 AM  
  Comments (5)
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At 12:38 PM, Blogger Ane Mulligan said...

Hooray for throwing away boundaries when creating!! And Di, I'm so glad to see you back here!
Hugs ...

At 3:14 PM, Blogger jel said...

I furgot them tthing long time ago!

your grandson did a fine job!

glad to C ya able to post !

hope ya are doing better! :)

At 7:12 AM, Blogger Suzanne said...

I don't have time to write anymore. I've kinda lost the gumption too.

At 8:53 AM, Blogger Sandie said...

Yay! Glad to see you, Diann. Your grandson did a wonderful job on his picture. Very creative and colorful.

At 2:50 PM, Blogger Mary F. Allen said...

Dancing with the dinosaurs today.


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Kristin Billerbeck
Kristin Billerbeck is a proud Californian, wife, mother of four, and connoisseur of the irrelevant. She writes Christian Chick Lit; where she finds need for most of the useless facts lulling about in her head.

Colleen Coble

Colleen Coble writes romantic suspense with a strong atmospheric element. A lovable animal of some kind--usually a dog--always populates her novels. She can be bribed with DeBrand mocha truffles.

Denise Hunter

Denise Hunter writes women's fiction and love stories with a strong emotional element. Her husband says he provides her with all her romantic material, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too.

Diann Hunt

Diann Hunt writes romantic comedy and humorous women's fiction. She has been happily married forever, loves her family, chocolate, her friends, chocolate, her dog, and well, chocolate.

Hannah Alexander

Cheryl Hodde writes romantic medical suspense under the pen name of Hannah Alexander, using all the input she can get from her husband, Mel, for the medical expertise. For fun she hikes and reads. Out of guilt, she rescues discarded cats. She and Mel are presently taking orders from four pampered strays.

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