Book Review: What Stories Are You Living? by Carol S. Pearson

As a person who writes and edits stories for a living, I’m always looking for books and other resources that draw on storytelling techniques to broaden my perspective of work and my world. So when I got the opportunity to read What Stories Are You Living? by Carol S. Pearson, I jumped on it. Full disclosure hereContinue reading “Book Review: What Stories Are You Living? by Carol S. Pearson”

4 Tips for Staying Productive During the Holiday Rush

Are you looking at your to-do list right now… and your calendar… and wondering how in the world you are going to get everything done by the end of the year? I know I am. And if you’re like me, you’re not just thinking through your personal to-dos like holiday cards and parties. You’re alsoContinue reading “4 Tips for Staying Productive During the Holiday Rush”

The Pull of What You Really Love

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi I have been thinking about this concept: that it is good to know and to pursue what we truly love. As a writer, I love writing because it is beauty in the making,Continue reading “The Pull of What You Really Love”

Keeping Resolutions…at Any Time of Year

It’s not easy keeping resolutions. Turning those goals into actual results… Well, that can be tough. But there are some things that can help. Be specific. You’ve heard this before, because it’s true. It is much easier to aim toward something and actually take action if you’re specific about it. For writing, this might meanContinue reading “Keeping Resolutions…at Any Time of Year”

Too Much Time: When Accomplishing Goals Takes Discipline

This week’s post addresses how to keep yourself on task when you are not busy. Yes, this is a legitimate topic: Lots of us do better at accomplishing important tasks when we’re busy than when we have a lot of free time. Many of us are closet procrastinators who struggle to achieve daily discipline. YetContinue reading “Too Much Time: When Accomplishing Goals Takes Discipline”