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Use Your Anger

Use Your Anger

Notice the next time you clench your jaw or mutter a swear word in response to another writer. What is it that got to you?

Enlist Your Imaginary Friends

Enlist Your Imaginary Friends

When you’re feeling up against it with a creative project and have no fresh ideas to work with, try these approaches to #becomingunstuck.

My Mortality Makes Me Want to Write

My Mortality Makes Me Want to Write

I’m going to kick the bucket in 2040. Based on my age, sex, and zip code, with the recent (lowered) life expectancies in this country, that’s my sentence.

Coaching in the Space Between

Coaching in the Space Between

Being a coach under observation taught me to understand that something useful will arise, even within just a few minutes.

What Makes a Book Successful?

What Makes a Book Successful?

My love and respect for the authors of my favorite books grew into a wishful idea – could I become one of them? Was I allowed to join the club of book-writers?

Welcome the Flow State

Welcome the Flow State

Being creative feels so good. Why don’t we all just go to that deep state of flow and stay there most of the time, most days? One important reason is that the flow state comes and goes.

Some Positives of Negative Space

Some Positives of Negative Space

She maintains the creative buzz at a manageable setting. This keeps her metabolism in a neutral groove. She feels more resilient and easygoing, less stressed or anxious.