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How to deal with stage fright

This year at the North York Music Festival, I was able to attend a workshop by Moshe Hammer, acclaimed Canadian violinist. He also founded… 630 more words

Under Pressure

Have you’ve been put under pressure? Well, this happens to me A LOT. Either when a teacher calls on me to answer, or when I am answering a question from a friend, how about when you have to do that blasted presentation in front of all of your classmates. 312 more words

Seymour: An Introduction

I (Clare) saw the most amazing movie: Seymour: An Introduction

It got rave reviews so Clive and I went to see it. The movie was directed by Ethan Hawke (yes that Ethan Hawke) and talks about Seymour Bernstein — “a beloved pianist, teacher and true inspiration who shares eye-opening insights from an amazing life. 217 more words


Wandering and Pondering – A Way to Transcend Screaming Inadequacy

I’ve been approached by many congregants who say, “I’m trying to learn to love myself. When can I expect the inner voices of shame and self-doubt to go away? 1,002 more words


Presentation Petrification

Only nine more days before The Midwest Writers Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, where I’ll be giving a Synopsis workshop. This will be my first workshop as a published author, and it’s exciting and scary as heck. 479 more words

Author Catherine Castle's Blog

On with the show

I am having some trouble keeping this blog updated at the moment. I’ve been trying to figure out why. It’s not lack of time to write it – after two years of regular entries it’s not difficult to carve out an hour. 922 more words