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A Different Take on Fergie's NBA All-Star National Anthem Performance

“…It’s better to be in the arena, getting stomped by the bull, than to be up in the stands or out in the parking lot.” ~ Steven Pressfield author from… 384 more words

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Day 27: The Book That Showed Me I Wasn't Crazy.

I’ve written several times recently about my personal struggles with anxiety over working on my craft (songwriting).  There was an extensive period of time where I was crippled by this overwhelming feeling and I thought I was crazy so today I want to talk about how I came to realize that I… 419 more words


Are you scared to death? Good!

From The War of Art by Steven Pressfield:

“If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are.

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War with Resistance

Steven Pressfield, in The War of Art, chronicles the war against Resistance, a war in which all writers engage. Indeed, it’s the on-going battle everyone must fight to achieve their purpose: 300 more words


002. Resistance

Today I was in the bookstore, skimming the self help aisle, trying to find an inspirational book that wasn’t too woo-woo. I found a book titled “The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield. 475 more words


Waging the War of Art

My husband just picked up a new book and insisted he needed to read the introduction to me. Therein, the author thanks a specific individual for helping to keep her “focused and sane (more or less) through the war that is writing a book.” 538 more words


The War Within

I was keen on having a meaningful read during the holidays.  After all, amidst its hustle and bustle, the rush of buying gifts, giving gifts, squeezing thru traffic, fighting for your spot in long counter lines and still running after numbers before the year closes (be it selling, delivering, or collecting), Christmas season is first and foremost a season of reflection.  944 more words