Steadfast and Patient

My personal approach to this time is to write and create as much as possible. I have a few different ideas on the go in addition to my usual workload, and I’m often adding notes on my phone for each project in an attempt to flesh them out and see which one takes off. It’sContinue reading “Steadfast and Patient”

The Privilege of Creating

Many people are feeling restless. With so much time spent away from loved ones, work, public centres, etc., being alone with our thoughts gets discouraging. And as I was thinking about what to write today I drew a lot of blanks. My creativity seems tired after so much time without its usual stimulants. Yesterday’s post…Continue reading “The Privilege of Creating”

Benefits of Solitude

Carve time out in your day to be alone with your thoughts. That can be a scary idea for many people, but I do think it’s so beneficial to the creative process, no matter what you’re creating. An artist’s mind is unique to the artist. We’re all brains in jars. And the innovative thoughts uniqueContinue reading “Benefits of Solitude”

Writing with Distractions and Fighting Boredom

Distractions are inevitable. I find I have to teach myself how to carry on writing even when there are people around me talking, or when a friend calls (haha that doesn’t happen), or when some device I have is just oh-so-tempting. The work needs to happen even when I would rather be numbing my brainContinue reading “Writing with Distractions and Fighting Boredom”