I used to say I write them, and it took me a long time to figure out that I didn’t really write them per se; not in the traditional sense.

Even today, after years of wrestling with this fact, I still struggle thinking on paper. I’m not sure exactly what the hang up is, but my brain sometimes breaks when it comes to traditional writing. Scenes and scenarios that were pouring out of my thoughts just die wriggling on the paper when I try to put it down.

As a visual thinker, I had to start thinking of my writing like I do my drawing. Sketch, lightly. Find the form. There will be a time to commit to the lines, but its not right now. Its ok to try and find the story, not find it, and start a new sketch.

How can you look at your work differently? Look at your work through the lens of another craft, and see it in a whole new light.