Yes! I believe there is such a thing as healthy competition. As creatives we are the product before anything else we create, we must brand ourselves. Outside competition can work as a point of reference. Inside competition, as a source of intrinsic motivation. Here are 7 ways in which weContinue Reading

When we have a great idea, we have the vision, we see it with clarity in our minds. But our vision is not enough. We have to help others see our vision come to life, to create the interest, spark the curiosity. Without a clear image of what our productContinue Reading

As creatives, we are always hunting for new ideas. How can we generate these ideas organically? I propose we start from the basic component of our verbal and written communications: Words If the word or concept we are looking for does not exist, we can create it! Here are 3Continue Reading

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As we talked about in a previous post about reasons to start blogging now, a blog is an invaluable resource for the creative entrepreneur. It’s your platform, your virtual home, the place where you welcome your audience, followers, clients, and offer them a little more of you. As a creative,Continue Reading

JournalingΒ is an invaluable tool for any creative. People have kept journals through extraordinary situations, as part of intuitive self-healing practices. We have to believe their journals was an essential part of what kept them from falling into despair, inaction. Journals are outlets for the soul, the mind. Blank pages canContinue Reading

You build your creative path one mindful stone at a time. Sometimes you will have to build your path over difficult terrain, and each stone must be manifested from the sand. As we sometimes do when we listen to our favorite Youtubers for inspiration, yesterday we wrote down an interestingContinue Reading

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Confession: I consume great quantities of content on a daily basis…pretty normal. But after a while, I realized, instead of feeling energized and inspired, I was feeling drained and exhausted! How am I working on striking the right balance between consuming content and creating? Doing a better job at keepingContinue Reading

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Confession: I needed an easy, seamless way to create my first novel, to get myself over that hurdle. In this vlog I want to share a little more about Sweet Abigail, the first novel I self-published using the CreateSpace platform (now KDP). Advantages: User-friendly platform Basic templates and layouts EasyContinue Reading

It’s difficult to swim against the current. It’s especially difficult to fight against the negative tide of other people’s fears, anxieties, failures, and mistakes projected onto us. As difficult as it is, negativity from others is part of the creative process. As creatives, we will have ideas, visions, projects thatContinue Reading