For writers and creatives, the daily battles can be won not just through countless counter attacks, but with extra doses of self-care and time set aside for creative pursuits.Read more "Soothing the Ravenous Soul"
Wanderlusting and globetrotting fire up the heart and spark endless creativity, so energize your writing by grabbing your passport, holstering your journal, and getting out into the world. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi Jalalud-Din The airport is as busy as a beehive, cars come and go, passengers get out or get […]Read more "All the Colors and Textures of Travel"
For writers, the past is a bottomless well we can return to again and again, but what do you do with those painful memories that never quite heal?Read more "Hell or High Water"
The perfect writer’s nook is as individual as the writer. Not only that, it can change as the writer changes. Train your inner writer to create under all kinds of circumstances.Read more "The Space to Create"
Using narrative timelines helps writers find the pain points that can inform and elevate their creative writing and heal their soul.Read more "Your Story Matters"
As writers, we leave our harbors and explore new seas to find adventure but also to find our way back home — smarter, stronger, and more alive than when we sailed.Read more "Soul in the Sky"
In honor of the 205th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, a reposting of an old Daily Creative Writer exploration of the connection between canned fish and Mr. Darcy. During the first fits and starts of what was to become The Daily Creative Writer, my initial posts ran the gamut from personal essays to bits and pieces […]Read more "A Truth Universally Acknowledged"
When freedom starts to take a back seat to responsibility and ambition, the writer wonders, “must I become a monster?”Read more "All the Little Savageries"
As writers, we may avoid the page because we fear the fatal sting of failure, but falling into the pain will free your imagination and allow your creativity to thrive.Read more "Lean Into Pain and Feel the Love"
You don’t have to be a firebrand to change the world, just aim for the truth and write from the heart.Read more "Hell-Raisers and Truth Chasers"