As you write, do your ideas come to you in the form of words or do they come in the form of image, sense, or emotion? If it’s the latter, how do you translate those sensual experiences into words that convey the experience for readers?
Before Words: How to Think Like A Poet, from the Psychology Today blog Imagine That! explains how for writers such as T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, and Virginia Woolf, “writing begins in a land without language.”