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"
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"
Writers sometimes forget the simple power of asking for what’s needed – time, inspiration, the courage to being.Read more "Ask me, I won’t say no…how could I?"
Writers observe, analyze and articulate, making us the ultimate outsiders and the oddest-man-out of the bunch – so embrace the strange and let it lead you to unexpected triumphs and adventures.Read more "Where’s Your Will to be Weird?"
Writing requires a certain fearlessness in the face of past failures, and sometimes the most frightening challenge involves returning the page once more.Read more "High Dives and Leaps of Faith"
Writers, release the ball and chain of perfectionism and embrace the sloppy, unpredictable but so-much-more satisfying rhythm of fits and starts and landing with a satisfied thump at the finish line.Read more "Riding the Writer’s Wave"
For writers, it’s tempting to try to record every moment of an adventure, but sometimes it’s better to surrender the pen and ink and just let the experience wash over you.Read more "From Paris with Love"
The fastest way to become a proficient writer is to make writing a part of your daily routine.There are many variations of the adage that talent matters little when not paired with persistence, and my experiences over the last several months have proved to me that small, incremental steps really can take you farther than you could ever imagine.Read more "Writing As Habit"
As writers and artists, we understand our creations are the culmination of our feelings and experiences, but how many of us are truly mining our histories for gems and treasures to fuel our projects and our self-perception?Read more "Your Past Can Be Your Creative Guide"
When, as a writer or creative, you find yourself feeling unmotivated, uninspired or just plain blocked, re-frame your perspective and keep an eye out for signs you’re on the right track.Read more "Reframe it, Adjust It, Find a Fix"