Your (Mostly) Unbeatable Worst Enemy.

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things. -Ray Bradbury When my professor handed me back my manuscript after class, he gave me a look that I will never forget. It was a mixture of encouragement, urgency, [...]

Day 4: Showing up everyday

So I started believing in myself again, took initiative and now am looking at day four, practice. Practice, to me, means making space to do so so that there is no excuse. Setting up a routine and sticking to it. And most of all, it’s defending that illusive time, time that is so hard to [...]

15 Habits of Great Writers Challenge: Declare

During the next 15 days, I am joining Jeff Goins’ 15-day writing challenge. In between my scheduled writing posts, I will be posting my full responses here. DECLARE: Taking Back Writing I started writing when I was 11 years old, before I had a good grasp of the English language. It didn’t stop me from [...]