Artistic Rehab

I noticed it a few years ago.  I had to push myself to create.  Guilt myself into writing. Or impose a deadline by having to produce something by a specific date. It felt like my creative fire had gone out. And then the pandemic hit and I thought I would have the time or motivation…

Resisting Resistance

I was thinking about Seth Godin and what he says about writer’s block.  He says he writes how he speaks, and that people rarely have trouble talking.  We don’t suffer from Talker’s Block.  There might be a silence or pause here and there, but conversation flows.  For some reason, when there’s a blank piece of…

30 Days of Shipping

When the pandemic started, I thought it would be a good opportunity to get things done.  Like working on my playwriting or blog posts.  Being stuck in my home should have removed all the distractions, right?  I should have been able to focus on my goals, right? Wrong. Like most people, my Resistance and procrastination…

Lessons from my 58th year

I turned 58 a few weeks ago.  I was a bit late to the Pandemic Birthday Celebration Club.  But at this point, it looks like we’ve all become members.  Another year zoomed by.  So what did I learn in my previous year? Last year I obsessed about the Covid pandemic, like everyone else.  But there…