Your Dead Ends Are Sacred Ground

I want to hear about your dead ends. The forks in your road. The moments where you followed each delightful breadcrumb, looked for signs, pulled some cards, prayed for help... and still ended up here. On your knees. Wrecked with shaky indecision. Or staring blankly at the wall, curled like a zombie into the crevices … Continue reading Your Dead Ends Are Sacred Ground

When a Friend Criticizes Your Writing

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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

Three Steps to Find Your Voice

Have you ever scrambled around trying to find your glasses, only to realize twenty minutes later they were perched on your head the whole time? Finding your creative voice feels that way too. You search, you wonder, you pray, you take classes, you read every trending article about how to find your voice... until you … Continue reading Three Steps to Find Your Voice

Bring Your Dreams to Life Training Series – Video 2

Welcome back to my three-part training series on bringing our creative dreams to life! Today we're talking about how to move through self doubt and imposter syndrome -- including an exercise where we move through imposter syndrome together in less than ten minutes Grab a glass of water and join the party 🙂 Watch Video … Continue reading Bring Your Dreams to Life Training Series – Video 2

You Don’t Have To Blow Their Minds

“I have written 11 books but each time I think ‘Uh-oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’” —Maya Angelou   I spoke to a group of writers in St. Louis last month about how to break through writer's block and nurture their … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Blow Their Minds