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Treat your craft (writing, art, etc) like a priority

The biggest obstacle in a creative person’s life is how they view their art. Do you see it as a priority, or is it merely a hobby? If you’d like to find ways to add more creativity to your life in 2020, read this.

3 ways to combat writer’s block

Recently, a writer friend asked me how I combat writer’s block. Before I share what I told her, let me just tell you that writer’s block doesn’t discriminate. I don’t care if you’re JK frickin Rowling, every author is afflicted with this curse. Case in point, I gave this friend my answer for battling writer’s …

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Prepping for NaNoWriMo

Every November, hundreds of thousands of writers commit to a month of solitude for a national (even worldwide) phenomenon known as National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo. The goal is to have a 50,000-word story at the end of 30 days. I have taken part in NaNoWriMo since 2010, and it’s a big reason why …

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Culture Dept. podcast: Reclaim Your Creative Soul

This week I was a guest on Culture Dept., a podcast that, in their words, “features interviews with artists, creatives, and entrepreneurs who share their insights on building a sustainable, contemporary creative life.” Host Daedalus Howell and I discussed how to make creativity a huge part of one’s life, accomplishing creative goals even with a busy schedule …

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