Recently, writer friends tell me they’re stuck, they can’t focus, can’t seem to write. One said she feels as if she’s withering. What are we to do? My pandemic solutions don’t vary much from my everyday solutions to living a joyfully creative life. The pandemic has just convinced me that they can work. 1. Turn […]
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A hundred people gathered for a lunch-and-learn session on developing their creative process. Just a quick look at creativity as a discipline rather than an airy flight of fancifulness. As part of that process, I encouraged them to fill their creative wells by seeking experiences outside their comfort zone, what I call “rambles.” One woman […]
On January 3, from 6 to 8 pm, join Cathy Pickens for a FREE session to explore how you can make space and time for your creative work in 2019. Come celebrate the start of your creative new year! Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. ‘Tis the season for resolutions, to take stock of seasons […]
What have I learned from writing, from life as a writer, and from hanging out in the wonderful community of other writers? 1. Persistence trumps talent every time. 2. If you’re waiting on the muse to show up before you start working, you’re wasting valuable time. If you’re not where you’re supposed to be (with […]