We all want what we write to matter—to touch hearts, change lives, challenge the status quo.
To that end we search high and low for the words that connect us to our readers.
But what if the gems we’re searching for aren’t hidden in distant places, but instead are buried deep within our own experiences?
Today I’m going to give you the clues to finding those precious nuggets hidden in plain sight. If you’ll bear with me, I’d like to follow this mining metaphor to its ultimate end and show you how to mine your own experiences to make your writing richer.