Posts Tagged "writers"


Connelly builds more tension into The Scarecrow than 5 of his other novels What? The Michael Connelly novel you mustn’t miss is NOT one of his Harry Bosch books? No, it’s not even from his Lincoln Lawyer series. It’s the sequel to his 1994 novel The Poet.   In The Scarecrow (2009), Connelly reunites readers with Jack McEvoy, a reporter with the Los Angeles Times whose brother’s apparent suicide was at the heart of The Poet. The...

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Podcast: Yoga for Writers

Podcast: Yoga for Writers


Posted By on Jun 5, 2013

I use yoga and meditation to prepare myself for the mental and physical challenge of writing. I introduce this podcast by talking about the importance of yoga and how it helps to open a writer’s creativity, and to prevent fatigue from sitting for long periods. I describe several stretching techniques you can do throughout your writing day. Then I talk you through a 20 minute yoga practice sequence for you to follow along with...

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This is a guided writers meditation. Sit or lie down and listen to it. Do what I suggest in the podcast, and you’ll be meditating. I’ve used meditation techniques to help my concentration and to build my creativity in writing my award-winning crime fiction and historical novels. I’ve also found it transformative in my daily life. I hope you will too. The aim is to build concentration and focus so you will carve out...

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I’ve used meditation techniques to help my concentration and to build my creativity in writing my award-winning crime fiction and historical novels. I’ve also found it transformative in my daily life. This podcast describes why that is and tells you a little about the guided meditation for writers I’ll be doing in my next podcast. In other words, here’s why you ought to do it. The next podcast will be a practical tool with which you...

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