Tag Archives: cortex is a storyteller

Are You Lying about Your Writing? To Yourself?

As Lisa Cron, author of the fabulous writers’ guides Wired for Story and Story Genius, explains in her TEDx Talk, our brains evolved to attend to, engage in and learn from stories. The title of her first book is literal: we are wired for story. Your brain is a fabulous storyteller. You make up more […]

6 Comments Continue Reading →

Is Writer’s Block a Confabulation of Your Imagination?

The left hemisphere of the cortex, where your language centers reside, is a fabulous storyteller. You make up more stories than you know. Unfortunately, some of the stories you make up can get in the way of doing the writing you want to do. When the cortex doesn’t know why you did something – and […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →