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Finding focus to create more

If you are a writer or creative professional who works on your craft at home, I want to share my best advice on how to do so. I want to help you find more focus amidst the many distractions you face every single day. This is everything I have learned through: Working from home full-time […] Read More

Invest in white space

If you want more time and energy to focus on your writing and creative work, then this post is my best advice on how to do so. Too often, we invest in things. We seek to add more to our lives, not less. We convince ourselves that this new app, this new course, this new […] Read More

Helping lasts

My parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. Today, I want to reflect on what lasts... what it means to commit to creating something. And how, in the process, something is gained that can't be found in any other way. There are no shortcuts, no hacks, no stand-ins for it. Here are my parents on […] Read More

Finding clarity (instead of distraction)

Whenever I speak to a writer or creative professional, the one thing I always try to help with is this: Clarity. There is so much distraction nowadays. Some is the nature of an increasingly interconnected world. Some is self-inflicted, such as our own desire to check email before bed, or to check Facebook (which can […] Read More

I am in a book!

This week was the release of the book Author in Progress, for which I contributed an essay. If you are working on a book or other creative project, today I want to share some observations of what I have learned in the process of releasing this book. Let's dig in... Publishing a book is not […] Read More