MERMAID SCHOOL: Joanna Valente on creating & overcoming plus an EKPHRASTIC CHALLENGE

October 4, 2018



Influences, mentors and muses in writing are everything.   Like the mermaid schoolgirl that I am, I swim a vast internet literary ocean seeking out influences to engage with in writing.  Try to surround myself with people that speak to my subconscious brain and inspire me to be bolder, more free in my work.  I like people who are so themselves that it inspires me to be more myself.