You are so weird! Thank God for that. Here is an opportunity to sing the praises of a quirky facet of your individuality. We are all made up of a mishmash of habits, beliefs, traits and preferences. Plus a given quantity of ineffable something. How does this unique aspect of your individuality see the world?… Continue reading Freewriting Exercise: What’s Strange About You?
What is creative independence? I use the term to mean things like location independence financial independence generally, your life on your terms a free mind being empowered to share your message and vision with the world The exercise that can change your life Everyone has ambitions, desires, and goals that appeal uniquely to them. Some… Continue reading Freewrite Your Path to Creative Independence
It can be hard to press on and finish a first draft, especially when you discover there is a critical problem with the way you have been writing it. Let’s say you’re writing a novel with an awesome story and a great main character. Everything seems to be going along nicely until you realize you… Continue reading Should You Finish a Broken First Draft Or Go Back And Fix Its Problems?
Many people have great ideas. Many of those great ideas could be made into a book. HOWEVER. Many people don’t feel comfortable just sitting down and beginning to write that book. Are you such a person? Maybe? Admit it, you have a book idea. You’re smart, you’re capable. You could have endless conversations about your… Continue reading You Have A Nonfiction Book Idea. How to Begin Writing It?
Sometimes I can catch them — the whispers and mumbles that tell me I can’t do something. Or I shouldn’t. But I want to! Is that my “inner parent?” Is it wisdom? I don’t often know. So I check in with myself. When I check in, I ask questions like: Is this boring or interesting?… Continue reading The Quiet Ways We Say “I Can’t”