Day 57 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge

111 Day Artistic Spirit Pledge: Spiritual Growth Through Creative Expression Day 57: Fact and Fiction Investing in stories and characters Rooting for or against Draws you in and holds your attention Page after page, scene after scene, and episode to episode   You know it’s not real I’m frequently told And the fact is irrelevantContinue reading “Day 57 of the Artistic Spirit Pledge”

Done yet?

Did I really think my novel would be ready in a year? Yes – actually i did.  I thought the mere fact that I finished a book would somehow be enough good energy to push open publishing doors.  That people would flock to read my creation simply because I wrote it.  Sure, I figured there’d needContinue reading “Done yet?”

Perfection: My roadblock

I’ve never thought of myself as a perfectionist.  I procrastinated, second guessed and doubted throughout most of my high school and college career. “Was I writing about the right topic? Was I getting my point across? Will the professor like it?” All these worries worked on my self-esteem until I ended up putting off theContinue reading “Perfection: My roadblock”