Why Aren’t You Writing VI: What If You Don’t Think You Deserve It (Whatever “It” Is)

In my previous post I talked about physical obstacle and in particular dealing with illness and disability while writing.  In this one I’ll talk about an especially insidious mental block–thinking you don’t deserve to do the things that would make you successful. I’m sure I’m committed to my writing.  I’m so sure I’m committed to […]

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“Become a Successful Indie Author: Work Toward Your Writing Dream” by Craig Martelle

Become a Successful Indie Author Craig Martelle In the quest for success in the writing business, we all rush anxiously from guru to guru, oracle to oracle, hoping that someone will reveal the magical formula to make the gods more propitious and cause the bestseller deities to smile down on us. Unfortunately, the magic formula […]

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“Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life” by Natalie Goldberg

Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life Natalie Goldberg After the (somewhat unexpected) success of “Writing Down the Bones,” Natalie Goldberg was called, perhaps by her inner muse, perhaps by her publishing company, to write another book on writing. The result is “Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life.” In many ways “Wild Mind” is quite similar […]

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