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Overcoming the 10 Biggest Obstacles to Creating

Every day I struggle with the resistance to writing, and every day I lose the struggle … but then I beat the struggle. I lose more often than I win, but I win every day. And that’s what matters. Because we can’t get rid of the resistance to create — whether that’s creating art, starting a business, or writing. The resistance will always come up … but we have to learn how to overcome it, to work with it. Do you face this resistance, and struggle with procrastination? Do you want to create daily, but face difficulty finding focus and fighting off distractions? Let’s talk about creating that habit, and […]

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Procrastination is not your enemy and here’s why

Procrastination seems to be every writers or creatives biggest enemy. Everyone talks about it. Writers blog about it. Endless books have been written about the subject. It’s considered widely to be the evil we need to get rid of now or in 30 days. I happen to disagree. It’s not evil and it is in fact part of the creative process. It has taken me years to accept procrastination. It’s usually my down time. My lead up to doing important work and its also sometimes the cool off and reward for hitting a word count or doing some dreaded admin task. Thinking you can beat procrastination is wrong! You have to play a […]

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My Latest Book to Help You Generate Ideas

Exciting News Alert. I have a new book out and it’s perfect if you are struggling with the following: Do you want to be more creative? Do you want to create compelling stories? Come up with amazing Ideas? And create a habit of generating ideas all in with one notebook? This book is for you! I’m currently experimenting with print books and my latest workbook 10 Ideas a Day: A Notebook for your Ideas is now available on Amazon. The best part is I’m on track to completing my goals for 2015. Really hope you enjoy it and stick with the habit. Here’s the full description from Amazon: BECOME AN […]

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The writers shame and how to overcome it

I know this post will resonate with allot people out there and I was one of those people who was deathly ashamed of wanting to be a working creative or god forbid a……..writer. I wanted it to be my real profession, making a real living but I was so ashamed of it. I couldn’t even admit it to myself. I didn’t know why but Ideas were coming through me and I knew I had to give them life. It might be one person or it might be to 20 people on your fist blog or thousands on Facebook. But part of giving a story life is showing your work and it terrified me. When […]

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