WRITING TIP: Does your writing flicker?

writing tipLife is made of flickerings. Things come and they go. To be aware of this in our writing is to bring air and light into what could otherwise seem too solid and dense to be actual life. When you look back over something you wrote, wanting to see if it conveys insight, soul and wisdom, here are some questions to ask yourself: Can I see the air moving in this piece, or is it made of brick? Can I sense here life birthing, flickering, dying, and birthing again? Is my story, idea, thought, sentence, aware of its own ephemeral nature?