Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Right Action

Right action. I have been setting my intention for right action. It is hard to do the right thing. Sometimes it is even harder to know what the right thing is. Sometimes when you get really wrapped up in emotions, something that is really not right feels so right. Breathe. Neighborhood politics. See how far this blog has strayed from writing.

Right action in writing. Work. Put one finger before the next on the keys. Don't get swept off your feet by ideas, stick to the truth of the characters, the truth of the action. As Patricia Polacco says, "of course it is true, but it may not have happened." That is what good fiction is all about.

The thing is I know right action in writing. I have found my way through this draft I just have put in the hours and get there.

As always (on my way to work),
Tina

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