Emily Hanlon is a writing coach, creativity coach and novelist. As a writing coach, Emily demystifies the writing process with her two pronged approach of teaching technique and unleashing creativity. In addition to private coaching, she offers workshops and teleseminars. Her website is TheFictionWritersJourney.com.
She has had seven works of fiction, including the bestselling novel, Petersburg, and a book on writing, The Art of Fiction Writing or How to Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying. She has also been published in
Writer's Digest Magazine.
Her work as a creativity coach is based on her belief that the multi-faceted journey of creativity is not limited to the arts, but nurtures life at its most profound depths., Emily offers two Mentoring Programs: Creativity as A Wellspring of Life, and Writing Your Story, Creating a Tapestry of Your Life: Memoir Writing as a Healing Journey.
As part of the journey of memoir writing, you have the ability to change what happened, to give yourself that which you didn't have in the past.
Successful creators do not see failure as failure. Five steps to establishing a writing schedule.
No writer I know escapes without struggling with characters, story and most of all, self.
Enter the critic: looking at ways the Inner Critic blocks and confounds your writing.
Exploring the inner selves; the partners in the dance of creativity.
Traveling to the Land of Betwixt and Between.
We need to give our own creative ideas a warm, safe place in which to germinate.
Outlining is left-brain activity. Besides, how can you outline the unknown?
How do we unleash the creative energy through the channels of character and story?
You want to write. You really do. But the passion you feel never gets translated into actual writing.
Writing, whether it be fiction, poetry or nonfiction, finds its origins in the dark, fertile chaos of the unconscious.
A writing exercise and prompts that takes you through the process of using the power of the image to unleash creativity.