Writing gets easier as the day progresses. Mercury, the planet of communication, is in his element, Gemini. Venus joins him there, and her beautiful words are no longer held back by Saturn. Early in the evening, Moon in Sagittarius trines Uranus in Aries. You can write some original, entertaining material. Book off early, though as harsh aspects develop later tonight.
Venus squares Chiron this morning disallowing any pretty lies. Only the brutal truth will do today. Waking up with Moon trine Neptune, your dreams may show you those truths early in the morning. Later, Moon sextile Pluto, trine Sun in Cancer allows you to build a solid emotional base to your work through telling those truths. By evening, Moon conjunct Saturn makes for uncomfortable emotions, but extremely healing and honest writing. You can definitely touch people deeply through your words today . . . if you’re brave enough to go there.
You could be writing some wild and crazy things today! You are really moving out of your comfort zone. By noon, you can see both the value of being original, as well as the risks. Consider this a period of creative exploration. Go into those uncomfortable or unusual areas in your writing like a bold adventurer! You can always edit them later.
Mercury stationed yesterday and is now moving fully direct. This helps words flow. Yet with Venus square Moon and Neptune, don’t try to polish your words today. Instead, just write anything! Positive aspects favor taking a practical approach today. Just get your bum in the seat, and crank out the word count. You’ll find that what you write today will come out better the less you think about it. Just type!
There will be a big shift between this morning and this evening. As the Moon moves into Virgo, the afternoon will be productive for writing. But Moon squares Mars this afternoon and others may demand your attention. This can leave you frustrated tonight at the lack of accomplished work. Don’t sweat it. Tomorrow is another day.
New Moon in Cancer opposite Pluto in Capricorn may upset some well-laid plans today. Your characters may get a mind of their own and surprise you. They may want to do things you hadn’t planned for in your outline. Let them do it! Set them free! Write those scenes anyway. If they really don’t fit, you don’t have to use them. But you just may find that they transform a good story into a great story!
Utilize the last day of the Moon in Gemini by continuing on with the emotional scenes you’ve been writing. Jupiter in Cancer is expanding the emotional foundation of your written work this week as it makes harmonious aspects to the stellium in communicative Gemini. The more you can give of yourself emotionally in your work this week, the better!
Today, the Moon makes a yod with Uranus, pointing toward Saturn in Scorpio. Write that uncomfortable, deeply emotional scene that may even include some violence. Mars opposite Uranus reinforces this theme. Those scenes are hard to write at the best of times, but this IS the best of times to write them!