30 Day Challenges

Woo hoo!  I just completed 30 days of writing a daily blog post.  I haven’t written 30 consecutive, regular posts in a year, let alone in a month. That’s why I like 30 Day Challenges.  It’s long enough to be difficult but not long enough to be daunting.  You can stretch yourself but there is…

Stop the Block

Writer’s Block is the most common manifestation of Resistance.  It prevents you from getting your work onto the page.  It’s the terror of the blank screen. Writer’s Block has prevented many people from doing the work that they were meant to do. Many prolific writers don’t believe writer’s block exists.  For the rest of us,…

Visualization isn’t Magic

When I tell people that I visualize, some of them give me a skeptical glance. I think many people associate the concept of visualization as some kind of hocus pocus that people employ with The Law of Attraction. You visualize something that you want to happen and miraculously it happens. I haven’t tried that kind…

Does Talent Exist?

Is there such a thing as talent? Does it exist? The more I think about it, the less likely I think it is. There’s definitely skill acquisition, but I think talent is a myth. I think we call people talented because we see the result of their hard work and perseverance. And because we see…