Copyright. Mary Olivia Patiño - Author. All Rights Reserved.


The key is to write, write, write.

​Texas Longhorns


For the Photographer

  • Camera, digital or other device
  • keen eye for wonders around us

Journaling unravels thoughts.

Mary Olivia Patiño​

Have you comprehended the breadth of the earth?  

-Job 38:18

Writing is a Journey

​Essentials for the Journey

Pack your Artist's Tools

  • Sketch book
  • charcoal pencils
  • other art pencils

Photo:  Courtesy of R and L Rey

Pack Your Writing Tools

  • Your favorite Journal
    • select from a variety of journals
    • can be lined or unlined
    • it's a matter of preference


  • Pen/pencil
  • Composition book or lose notebook paper.
  • Laptop, tablet, I-pad, etc.
  • or 'record' your thoughts on your smart phone or tape recorder!


Read, Write, Read,

Network


Read your favorite authors to discover your interests, and to develop your genre.


​Write to give voice to your

​stories and learn/develop your own writing style.


Write

​in different styles & fields.


​Network

​to meet other writers & get feedback.