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Finding the Time? Making the Time? What’s the Difference?

Finding the Time? Making the Time? What’s the Difference?

The other day, in a weekly check-in email to one of my coaching clients, I asked if they had made the time for writing lately. The client replied, “That’s exactly it, Anne – I haven’t found the time.” To me, there’s a difference between what I said and what the client...

Summer News from Anne Carley Creative

Summer News from Anne Carley Creative

The Great Creativity Toolkit is a big bundle of more than 50 video lessons from more than 40 creativity coaches worldwide. Covering topics from motivation to organization, from the visual arts to the performing arts, and from the personal creative process to the marketplace, these coaches have shared generously. I’m glad to say that I made three of those videos! As a coach who trained with Eric Maisel, I was invited to be a part of this international effort, which Eric is hosting on the Teachable platform.

Journaling Book Is On Sale!

Journaling Book Is On Sale!

Transformational Coaching for Coaches, Therapists, and Clients, edited by Lynda Monk and Eric Maisel, was just published by Routledge. I can’t wait for my copy to arrive – I’m looking forward to reading the whole thing.

Two Tools for Writers

Two Tools for Writers

I want to explore two tools – It’s Not Lost, and Objection, Your Honor! – from my book, FLOAT • Becoming Unstuck for Writers. Recently, both of these tools came up in my work with coaching clients, and it’s interesting to see how my understanding of these tools has changed since I first wrote about them.

What Do You Do, Anyway?

What Do You Do, Anyway?

“You’re a coach, huh? You work with writers mostly? Yeah, that’s nice, Anne, and it sounds cool, but, uh….I have no idea what you actually do. How about a few examples?”

Okay, then. Here goes!

Recently, my work as a creativity coach and editor has included: