It’s great when the writing just flows, as if from nowhere, but even better is when it flows from the heart.
There’s the old adage, ‘write about what you know’ but equally true is write about what you feel. Apart from books, some of the most moving songs have also been written from the writer’s emotional experiences.
As a novelist, I tend to have many, many words to say, but yesterday, for something completely different, a song leapt from my heart!
I was amazed at how few words were needed to actually convey the story and emotion. All I need now is some music…