WRITING TIP: See through the cardboard cutout

writing tipMost of us have a habitual way of seeing the world—a kind of cardboard cutout superimposed over the strange and magical place this really is. Try writing with the intention to see around and through your usual view, the way a baby might experience something for the first time. The result of this seeing is a service to all of us.“By the force and power of the artist’s vision,” said Henry Miller, “the static, synthetic whole which is called the world is destroyed. The artist gives back to us a vital, singing universe, alive in all is parts.”