Trying to maintain a healthy level of mental sanity while living in our modern world, as we attempt to fulfill the day-to-day duties our of lives, is already a big enough challenge within itself. But, when it comes to locating the necessary mental clarity, focus, and steadiness, which is vital to an artist, such as a writer, having the ability to create, finding your center regarding the determination of how successful your composition is or isn’t can prove to be exceptionally difficult.
Allison Fowler, a bright and healing close friend of mine, who worked in the mental health field for years, and I, The Stormy Poet, had a very rich discussion centered around this month’s “Wordsmiths & Readers of Tarrant County” meeting theme, “Writing in a Chaotic World: Ways To Manage Emotion.”
Feel free to listen, below, as we discuss some methods you can utilize in order to successfully contend with the many stressors and attention vampires of our modern world and how you can still produce quality literature in spite of their persistent and annoying presence.
THIS AUDIO WAS RECORDED AT A “WORDSMITHS & READERS OF TARRANT” MEETING–A LOCAL WRITING GROUP THAT I LEAD.