WRITING TIP: Become a true alchemist

freewritingThe power of writing takes us inside of the minds and hearts and worlds and times of people no longer living, or living in vastly different circumstances than us. Writing transports, transcending time and space. It transforms, creating story from chaos, meaning from random events. Writers are in that sense, magicians, alchemists and shamans. Said William H. Gass: “The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.”