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?"
Replace assumptions, dig deep, and ditch fear for freedom.Read more "Face Your Fear, Find Your Freedom"
Writing can be like riding a horse on its off gait, the best solution is to loosen your grip and let go.Read more "Going Off-lead"
Don’t believe the hype! Even if everyone IS better off than you, it’s in your power to change the course of your life!Read more "Late Bloomers and Creative Harvests"
Treat writer’s block like a terrible flu, give in to the symptoms and make the most of the creative hermitage.Read more "Strength through Surrender"
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"
Sometimes life can get in the way of your creative goals and endeavors. It’s hard to sit down and write when arguments and expectations are whirling in your head, battling for attention. It’s even worse when the ones you love drag you onto to their stage, shove a tin sword in your hand and push you out to challenge their dragons.Read more "The Pen is Mightier…"
When you’re starting out on a new adventure, trial and error are to be expected and you need to prepare yourself for some missteps and blunders. Instead of focusing on perfection and lamenting your mistakes, why not put extra effort into learning from your errors and finding a way to grow success from failure.Read more "Dealing with Failure"
To Fitzgerald, a successful writer must risk exposure and evisceration and be willing to tear themselves apart for the reader.Read more "F. Scott Fitzgerald asks – Are you willing to pay the price of admission?"
Sometimes you just need a break … a rest … a moment of silence. Sometimes skipping out on your “creative life” comes with the territory.Read more "Skipping Out on the Creative Life"