I was totally twitter eavesdropping last night. Several of the women I follow were chatting about writing with the tag #trdc. I’m a nosey nancy, so I asked what it was all about, and was redirected HERE.
This is The Red Dress Club. It’s an online community of women writers. They chat about their writing and editing techniques…such a great idea. I’m not a writer like at all even a little bit, or I would snatch up this little site and keep it in my pocket. But some of you lovely ladies are, so have at it!
Here is what I found that I really wanted to share – it is taken from Jenny of The Bloggess:
“I want, just once, to wear a bright red, strapless ball gown with no apologies. I want to be shocking, and vivid and wear a dress as intensely amazing as the person I so want to be. And the more I thought about it the more I realized how often we deny ourselves that red dress and all the other capricious, ridiculous, overindulgent and silly things that we desperately want but never let ourselves have because they are simply “not sensible”. Things like flying lessons, and ballet shoes, and breaking into spontaneous song, and building a train set, and crawling onto the roof just to see the stars better. Things like cartwheels and learning how to box and painting encouraging words on your body to remind yourself that you’re worth it.”
Aaaaahmazing, right? This so much encompasses who I try to be as a person. Open to life and unafraid of the backlash. I live my life through my children’s eyes, and every day is a major adventure and totally new to them. I get to rediscover how to discover and be excited and learn and love because they are discovering it for the first time. And I love it.
Shoot me a tweet and follow my ridiculousness over that way. @JenSquard