Monday, April 4, 2011

A Cathartic Experience--The A to Z Blogging Challenge

A cathartic experience is an experience of cleansing or purging. In the case of blogging, I believe the catharsis will be one of cleaning out dust webs in my mind and allowing creative rivulets to have their way.

I'm fairly certain I'm not the only writer who has become mired in the thick, tenacious muck of routine. Even freelance writing, as un-routine as it can be at times can still find the mind following the same tire tracks day in and day out.

The A to Z Blogging Challenge offers me a glimpse down as many paths as there are letters in the alphabet. Not one is less important than another. To leave any of the paths unexplored seems a waste of opportunity.

The opportunity is not just one of thinking and writing differently, but also to expose myself to other people's thoughts and meanderings. I'm going to explore the blogs of others during this challenge and open my thoughts to possibilities.

Spring is an opportune time for a mind catharsis.


  1. This is a great blog. Challenge is good and something we all need in our life. Writing can be challenging and it's not always the easy road.

  2. I think I need a catharsis-otomy.

  3. Thanks, Connie. I think what holds true for me is that when I least feel up to a challenge is when I truly need it the most.

  4. nice post. made me laugh, made me cry. not really, those are just cathartic things for me, hee hee =)
    happy C & D days!