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Next Up "Resistance"

I love rap music. Like, the introspective flow.

J. Cole, Outkast, & Kid Cudi especially.

I want to make rap music of my own, but I’m scared. 995 more words


The War of Art - Steven Pressfield

“Creative Work is….. a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. Give us what you’ve got” – Steven Pressfield… 353 more words


Resistance as Rabbit-Chasing

Steven Pressfield quite literally wrote the book on artistic and creative resistance (several books, actually).

One of his many great teachings on resistance is that you can use it as a compass: if you’re facing resistance, you are probably going the right direction. 330 more words



Every time I’ve tried to get my stuff together, I’ve always faced resistance.

When I started exercising, I would soon get sick or hurt.

When I started trying to go to bed earlier, 1,000 things would come up to keep me up (a student distraction each night, it seems). 137 more words


Review - Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

I’m a fan of Steven Pressfield’s books on writing and creating.  If you have not read them, his books “The War of Art” and “ 401 more words


Book Review: The War of Art

Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
Size: 190 pages
Publisher: Black Irish Entertainment LLC (January 11, 2012) 474 more words

Book Reviews

Producing Inspiration

“Someone once asked Somerset Maugham if he wrote on a schedule or only when struck by inspiration. ‘I write only when inspiration strikes,’ he replied. ‘Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.’ 435 more words