Sitting with discomfort and fear is the greatest teacher you and your writing can have Continue reading Dismantling Writing Blocks: Sitting with Discomfort and Going to Battle with Fear
Each book you write is just practice. No matter if you publish it and are wildly successful with it, you’re still practicing. There is no such thing as a mastery of an art. Our technique and execution will evolve as we do. Continue reading Let Me Riff – We’re All Just Figuring It Out: A Writer’s Journey
What Is Your Fear Around Writing? There are two more posts specifically about goal setting, and one of them I’d like to talk to you a little bit about fear. When you boil it down, fear is behind what stops us. We’re afraid of investing, we’re afraid of success, we’re afraid of failure. We’re afraid of being wrong, we’re afraid of being right. All of … Continue reading December 13 Journal Prompt: Know Your Fears
What in Life Scares You? In part of knowing yourself as a writer and as a person, knowing what scares you is a great way of understanding what might act as a block in your life. Of course there are survival fears, such as earthquakes, lightning, being mugged, scorpions, etc. But a lot of times we have fears that have to do with social status, … Continue reading December 5 Journal Prompt: What Are Your Fears?