Success

Accomplishment & Success: Can’t Have One Without The Other

Success. Accomplishment. Most of us crave them in some form. My question is…Do we recognize them when we achieve them? Often, no. Without knowing what you’re looking for, you’ll never know if you’ve found it. Story time: Seven or eight years ago now, I had a conversation with my mother which involved both of us …

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10 Career-Killing Doubts and How To Squash Them For Writers

Yesterday, I said I’d be using Tuesdays to talk about Success. So, I ran across a Facebook status by the lovely Mette Harrison that inspired this post. Let me know if the link ever breaks. For ten years, I’ve fought these devils of doubt in my own writing. Most of them are like little ankle-biting dragons …

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Inspiration Abyss: Unblocking The Creative Block With Practice

Four days into National Novel Writing Month, and I’m behind.  I’ll admit it.  Some types of writing I find come easier than others, and I got far too comfortable pantsing (for those unfamiliar with the term, that’s where all your writing happens by the seat of your pants.)  About a month ago, I looked at …

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Inspiration Abyss: How To Assassinate Your Muse And Still Make Art

Well, yesterday did not go as planned.  Story of my life most days.  My Muse abandoned me to the Abyss of No Inspiration somewhere around the second run to the county offices, after a mad hunt for a missing Social Security Card.  You know that piece of paper the government somehow expects you to keep …

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