#publish2020

Will this be the year you write that book?

just: no

There‚Äôs a lot of noise out there. Phone calls. Emails. Texts. Social Media, friends, strangers, clients, would-be-clients, former clients, frenemies, all needing just a little piece of you. Maybe a medium piece, maybe the whole enchilada. How do you prioritize the time you spend filtering the noise from what really matters? My totally favorite filtration method of choice relies on using one very small word as often as possible. If we were raised by good, God-fearing people, we were raised to be nice. Be kind. Be responsive, congenial, generous, reciprocal. But all… Read More

write + now

It may take a year to write that book. In a year you’ll be older anyway.

word porn

I can’t begin to tell you how much I adore this book. Elizabeth Gilbert’s love letter to literature is funny and wise and inspired and a cold shock of water in the face of every would be, actual, dreaming artist. So much of this book is resonant and sexy and beguilingly true about the creative process. If you dream of writing that book of yours, this book should be required reading. Feed your dream, kick your butt, lick the boots of your muse and get busy with the business of your art.