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Fighting Resistance!

“It’s not the writing part that’s hard. What’s hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down is Resistance.” says Steven Pressfield… 412 more words

Craft

I am listening to The War of Art on repeat today, which is one of the many personal hacks I use to stay motivated and somewhat on-task.   570 more words

Writing through Your Fear

Whether you’re a beginning writer or a seasoned veteran, writing can be scary. Fiction authors put out original imaginings that often hold deeper truths (or are falsely judged to reveal something about the writer). 1,093 more words

Writing & Publishing Articles

The Artist's Way vs. The War of Art

It’s January, so it is my annual time to reread The Artist’s Way.  However, this summer I discovered the genius that is The War of Art, so I will be simultaneously listening to it as well. 551 more words

Emotional Elasticity Sucks (There's a Puppy at the End)

This week’s blog is a note on the elasticity and, unfortunate whorishness, of our emotional states.

Depending on what you choose to do with your life, if you do give yourself a goal and purpose, there are seminal texts you must read. 1,000 more words

Psychology

Why Hard Work Is More Important Than Talent

A middle-aged white lady sighs heavily as she walks out of my booth at a local craft fair. She turns to her friend and bemoans her fate: “I wish I was talented.” I roll my eyes so hard I can see my hindbrain and paste a smile on my face as someone else wanders into my booth. 897 more words

Featured

Love Your Work and ... It's Still Work

“Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

Lovely sentiment. But it’s a lie.

If you love what you do for work, it sure makes it more meaningful and enjoyable … but it doesn’t change that it is still work. 204 more words