What are you creating this week? Don’t forget to map it out and think about how you’ll hold yourself accountable.
This week, for me, was all about friends and family. A funeral and a 70th birthday party […]
Sunday is my lazy day, a day of creative rest..
Maybe Sunday doesn’t suit you but one day out of seven, drop as much as possible of everything that you normally do. Do as little as you can.
Switch off. Lie […]
What is A Create Date? Once a week, you:
Ask yourself: “what feels like the most fun I could have?”
Schedule the time and place, as you would any other appointment.
When the time comes, allow yours […]
There are many ways to say “no” but “yes” is the default attitude of the creative.
This is too hard.
I’ll do it later.
People will laugh…
Add your own p […]
We cannot help but be creative. Being creative came with being born. To go creative, though, is something else.
First off let’s recognize that being or going creative is not an excuse to wear weird clothes or […]
This week, among other things, John Doppler speculates on what Amazon’s secret 50% royalty plan could mean for KDP authors, if anything.
Other Self-Publishing Advice
Sally Hedges Greenwood ARPS brings us our l […]
What are you creating this week? Don’t forget to map it out (latest research says that makes it 68% more likely to happen).
As ever, I’ll be blogging. It keeps me honest and accountable. As you make your own […]
For me, Sunday is a day of creative rest. Lazy day.
Maybe you can’t do it on Sundays but one day out of seven, down tools. Turn off the phone. Switch off. Lie low. Be lazy.
And know that […]
Orna Ross wrote a new post, Becoming A Writer, Becoming A Creative Entrepreneur 1 week, 3 days ago
I vividly remember the first book I ever read about the creative process. It was a bright blue, frisky, spring day and I was taking a bus to Skerries, a town on the north Dublin coast, to see if it was a place […]
I was thrilled to be asked back on Joanna’s show for, what we realised was, my fourth time! It’s always a pleasure to talk with Joanna regardless of topic, but an even greater one when chatting about something as […]
This week, among other things, Debbie Young brings us a book production tip – How and Why to Use Both CreateSpace and Ingram Spark to Self-publish Print Books – and A Special Free Offer for ALLi Members
Other S […]
In our home place here
on the bigger of the two
in the north seas
we’ve had stormy weather
this long time now,
the kind that takes slices
out of your days, out of the waves
out of t […]
Orna Ross wrote a new post, Monday Motivator: What Are You Creating This Year? 2 weeks ago
What are your creative intentions for 2018?
This year, to accompany the publication of the Go Creative! Series, I’m going to be offer you a deep dive into my method for mapping creative productivity:
On Sundays, I take the day off and practice a full day of creative rest. Otherwise known as being lazy.
I do recognize that getting into action is the challenge for some of you but also that there are lots of […]
The difference between a creative entrepreneur who produces regularly, and one who does not, is creative routine.
My Creative Day
Here’s how it goes for me, on a good creative day. I wake up around 6am and as s […]
I ran my first online Go Creative! workshop on Tuesday, something I’ll be doing every first Tuesday this year.
It was not my finest hour. Squeezed preparation time due to too much Christmas frolics and an […]
Happy New Year! And thank you for your patience while we made the background changes necessary to get the Creativist Club up and running and my own head shift, as I move into this space of creative […]
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