Share: What Inspires You?

According to Wisegeek.com, “Many artists, writers, poets and musicians have said that their creative work has been inspired by an individual whom they refer to as their muse. A muse is someone who has such an influence on another that he or she becomes the focus and inspiration for that person’s creative work.” Writers often […]

Take A Break Every Now and Then

Writers are some of the hardest working people I know. Most of my writer friends are writers by day and writers by night. But working at magazines and freelance writing and in marketing and public relations departments all day long sometimes makes it hard to go home and continue working on that novel or screenplay […]

Writers Take Note: Practice Makes Perfect

In the most recent issue of Shape magazine, Venus Williams, a tennis star and winner of numerous titles, talks about her seven ways to get motivated. And her first way involves practicing. She says: “You have to practice to develop your talents–and learn to enjoy putting the effort in, otherwise you won’t succeed.” She then […]

How To Push Through Blocks On the Road to Success

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up,” -Thomas A. Edison That quote really struck home for me recently. I’ve been working on a lot of projects and I’ve been feeling like nothing is happening and I should just give up. But then I recalled […]

Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere

By Jennifer Blanchard I came across the most amazing book (and then found out it was one of four in a series of books!) called Post Secret: Extraordinary confessions from ordinary lives, by Frank Warren. PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard. […]