When I first started writing, I didn’t understand my own creative process. I would often ram my way from one creative project straight into the next without pausing to recharge or reflect. Sometimes after completing a novel, I would hit this wall of exhaustion and begin to feel really depressed. I didn’t understand why my … Continue reading How to Work With the Seasons of Your Creative Cycle
Being a solo entrepreneur requires intense self-mastery. Learn about the trifecta you must master before you become CEO of your own creative business.
Every writer and creative needs an accountability system. This week I discuss how to use your tendency from Gretchen Rubin's Four Tendency framework to build your own custom accountability system. I also share the six pillars of my personal accountability system.
Today I share my personal story of becoming a full-time author. I talk about how to break your big scary goal down into smaller goals and what it takes to leave the 9-to-5 grind to run your creative business.
You’ve heard the expression “follow your fear.” It’s the sort of advice we usually nod along with when we hear it and then immediately disregard. None of us enjoys doing the things that scare us: having that tough conversation, going for that thing that seems out of reach, or deciding to do what we really … Continue reading Why You Should Do That Thing That Scares You
Have you always dreamed of writing for a living? Have you been thinking about launching your own creative business but don't know where to start? Do you ever feel as though you are living on your own little creative island? Do you need some extra motivation? If any of these questions ring true for you, … Continue reading Coming May 6 – New Podcast for Creatives!
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I don’t believe in writer’s block as a long-term or chronic condition. The main problem I have with the concept is that “writer’s block” is a broad label that our culture applies to a myriad of problems — all of which have a unique … Continue reading Feeling Blocked? 6 Foolproof Tricks to Get Your Ideas Flowing