The Five Elements

Jul
28
The forgotten roots.

The forgotten roots.

We depend on our roots to define who we are, but often we have forgotten important parts of our roots that have shaped us more than we know.
1 min read
Jul
07
The metropolis dimension.

The metropolis dimension.

Your city is part of you, and you are part of it, even if you don't live in it. There is an unseen connection between you that helps you grow.
2 min read
Jun
30
The fire of conflict.

The fire of conflict.

Conflict is what forces something to change, and change is what storytelling, or life, is all about. Like it or not, you need conflict.
3 min read
Jun
27
It's a mindset.

It's a mindset.

Five Element Writing can be used for anything in life if you make it a habitual paradigm for your thinking.
1 min read
Jun
13
Be true to your element.

Be true to your element.

Your voice grows out of your basic element, so it's important to know it and stay true to it. Otherwise, it's hard to find your voice.
2 min read
May
23
21 Snippets: Day 3.

21 Snippets: Day 3.

21 Snippets is a writing programme that gets you started with writing, and builds a foundation for your life as a writer. It helps you get the writing done.
1 min read
May
23
21 Snippets: Day 21.

21 Snippets: Day 21.

21 Snippets is a writing programme that gets you started with writing, and builds a foundation for your life as a writer. It helps you get the writing done.
1 min read
Apr
07
Words of movement.

Words of movement.

Describing movement is a craft in its own right, and it's not as easy as you might think. But good writing depends on it.
3 min read
Mar
24
Go beyond the mother tongue.

Go beyond the mother tongue.

In this combo of the earth and fire element you take your voice to its outer limits. It's challenging, but also playful and rewarding.
2 min read
Mar
23
The five elements.

The five elements.

It's the constant interplay between the five elements that makes up your voice as a writer.
8 min read