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How will you be celebrating Earth Day? Some people join clean-up crews; others plant trees; and many writers will be inspired to write! For creative writers, nature is a constant source of inspiration. But Mother Nature also has some important life lessons that can help authors maintain their writing careers. Take a look at these lessons inspired by nature and when you’re done, let us know: What writing lesson has nature taught you? Leave your note in our comments section for other writers to read!
17 Nature-Inspired Lessons For Writers
Your wildest ideas shouldn’t always be tamed.
Adaptation is wise if you want to survive.
You may feel very small in the literary world—but you’re actually “just right.”
All things grow in their own time…even writers.
Dare to stand out and be colorful.
Keep persevering and working toward your goals.
Writers can be as graceful and light as snowflakes…
…and as formidable as mountains.
It’s a writer’s nature to sometimes rage…
…and to sometimes be still.
Look carefully for the patterns in your life, and use them to your advantage.
Great ideas need lots of TLC before they hatch.
The most rewarding efforts are often those that are scariest.
Don’t hide from your true nature; it’s what makes you unique!
Have fun with your writing and your life!
Your writing space is your personal territory: Protect it!
Sometimes, you’ve just got to grow where you’re planted.
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