When a Friend Criticizes Your Writing

friend criticizes your writing

At the end of my senior year in college, a Facebook trend popped up called "The 60 Day Challenge." It was a fun little game with 60 days of writing prompts, and every day you shared a photo and story about yourself based on the prompt. I started doing the 60 Day Challenge along with … Continue reading When a Friend Criticizes Your Writing

3 Reasons Why Your Writing Feels Stuck

three reasons why your writing feels stuck

"Blogging just seems kindof easy for me, you know?" I told my friend over the phone, explaining my predicament. After years of creating positive social media and blog posts, I wasn't sure what to make next. Did I want to write another self-help book? Did I want to stretch myself and write a novel? Or … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Your Writing Feels Stuck

2018 Year in Review

2018 in review kelsey horton

Hi gorgeous readers, I meant to post a round-up of my 2018 sometime in December. An end of the year blog post... at the end of the corresponding year. Makes sense. But here we are -- January 11th, 2019. And somewhere between the warm quiet feeling of the holidays, starting a new weekend job at … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review

Your Art Is Not Meant For Everybody

Your art is not meant for everybody. Some people just aren't going to like it. And the sooner you can accept this + embody this + embrace this, the sooner you can move past the clawing fear of being criticized. Let people have their own opinions and preferences. It's not worth an ounce of your … Continue reading Your Art Is Not Meant For Everybody

Back to Our Roots

“Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” ~ Edgar Degas   My very first blog post was the best one I have ever written. I posted it six years ago, and with every year that passes I cherish that piece even more. Sometimes around 3 PM at my day … Continue reading Back to Our Roots