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Happy Mail!

Woo! Plenty of happy mail to be happy about. I ordered a few bits and pieces for myself that have been sitting on my wishlist for ages (I’m talking years for a couple things). 229 more words


the war of art-steven pressfield

“What are we trying to heal, anyway? The athlete knows the day will never come when he wakes up pain-free. He has to play hurt.” (48) 477 more words

Like_minded Folks

Writing, Creating - and the Question of 'Why?'


In the end, the enterprise and the sacrifice are all about the audience.

They’re about readers, the movie goers, the site visitors, the listeners, the concergoers, the gamers, the gallery goers – a group which, by the way, includes you and me.

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Waiting for Permission

There is an interesting post and discussion about permission over on Steven Pressman’s blog. He is the author of The War of Art, in which he masterfully exposes the role that Resistance (with a capital R) plays in our lives. 474 more words


And, I Quote: Wonder Words on Creativity

For four years I have been spinning a web of words here.  This is my creative anchor but I still haven’t cracked the code on a real breakthrough.   305 more words

Embarking on a New Journey

“Are you paralyzed with fear? That’ s a good sign.Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do.Remember our rule of thumb: The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it.” 393 more words