4 Practical Steps to Rekindle Inspiration even after Exasperation

Ever tried searching for inspiration at the bottom of a paper cup of skim cappuccino? I have! It's not there is it. Unfortunately, an untold sum of fieldwork has proven that coffee does not automatically make you a better writer. Writers hit ruts. It's a fact of the practice. You go at it with disciplined…Read more 4 Practical Steps to Rekindle Inspiration even after Exasperation

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The Ultimate Antidote for Your Inner Critic

Sure, writers should have the ability to be objective and even critical, however when our clever editorial skills take on a life of their own, it makes the creative process miserable. We've all experienced flare ups of the inner critic. Symptoms include: Work slows down as you write and erase, write and erase. You feel…Read more The Ultimate Antidote for Your Inner Critic

Why Bad Luck is Better than Good Luck

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about leverage. People talk in terms of leveraging time and money, but people don’t talk about leveraging luck. In finance leverage is basically anything you can do to multiply your gains. Just like a lever, you invest a little force on one side, and the other side rises exponentially.…Read more Why Bad Luck is Better than Good Luck

Cynic / Idealist / Realist: A Game that Helps you go for What you Want

This is a game for that little voice inside. The quiet one that nags you about something you desperately want but get conflicted about because of a bunch of other little voices that make you think it’s not possible. Perhaps you talk to a more rational friend or relative about it and they pat you softly…Read more Cynic / Idealist / Realist: A Game that Helps you go for What you Want