The blog archive

Fill up a cup of tea and dig into the archive of blog posts!

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Balance, dreams, goals and planning

Why writing less may make you a more productive writer

What is pulling you away from your fiercest creative dream?

Why giving up on your dream may be your best chance of reaching it

Your goals should help you, not haunt you

What I learned from taking a creative break

Design your own sustainable creative life

Dear Dream. I pledge you my pen.

 

The creative process

When your creativity tells you to change, don't let your fear say no - featuring art by Taylor Lee

Is it time to focus your creativity or to set it free?

Why we shy away from giving our creations a real chance

Where did you go, inspiration?

Guide to a creative summer project

What to do with your newbie mistakes

 

Getting started or unstuck

Finding the right idea

Read this before you break up with your creative project

The four steps of beginning a creative project

Let's break you out of that creative block

A guide to starting that creative project your heart is longing for

When you feel like throwing your creative project across the room, read this instead

 

Facing your creative fears

Attention, this is your creativity speaking!

What I learned from one year of facing my creative fears

Is perfectionism limiting your creativity?

The Dauntless Creative, or What I learned about fear from the Divergent trilogy

How I overcame my fear of drawing

What lies beyond the edge of your creative comfort zone?

Dear Doubt. I'm breaking up with you.

A guide to creating for the self-doubter

 

Creativity and your creative voice

May The Craft be with you (not the other way around)

That pesky little word "art"

Reclaim your creative freedom

You decide the limits of your creative journey

Let your weird self show in your art

Stop killing your true creative voice

How to find your creativity again

Keep calm and break the rules

 

Sharing, selling, branding and marketing

Prescription to heal a creative share hangover

The world wants to know who you are

The fear of selling

Do you dare to share your creativity?