Do you skate across the surface or dive beneath the obvious? Because you are watching this episode on YouTube, you get to not only peek behind the curtain of my project but have a real nose around (I hope you do!) at my Scrivener setup and listen to me talk about how I grow a piece of writing.
Starting my day with yoga really gets my energy moving. I'm twinkling all over the place and attempting to direct the enthusiasm while touching on how I work out my daily word count goal. More tips for getting yourself into creative flow, too!
I've begun drafting Embodying Earth. It's shaping up to be an exercise in learning to trust my reader and stop being a control freak. There is no right or wrong way, only your way. And, you get to hear about how a fortune told to my twenty-something self has come to pass.
What I did when I realised how boring my video thumbnails were and how I shift into creative flow every morning, thanks to you! And finally, I've started the draft of Embodying Earth—check in tomorrow to see how close I came to my word count goal for the day. Remember to check out The Creativist Club with Orna Ross.
Search the phrase, why this book?, to find the snippet of EMBODYING EARTH on my Facebook (ctrl F or equivalent will generally bring up a search bar in your web browser).
More secrets and tells! I can't create in a vacuum, I suspect none of us can. Inviting accountability check-ins from someone who really gets me is another way I hold space for myself when running and hiding is what I would rather do.
Check out the pineapple procrastination here!
A peek behind the curtain of my creative process as I conceive, research, write, edit, and publish a book. All about my problem with getting stuck in the loop of internal criticism that surges up right before I get to an ending.
My experience of being lost beneath the weight of imposter syndrome is the reason vulnerability and personal power are themes that weave through my writing and teaching. What are the filters through which you view the world, see yourself?
P.S. The video clears up around 30 seconds.
A peek behind the curtain of my creative process as I conceive, research, write, edit, and publish a book. I'm noticing synchronicities, appreciating the beauty of the divine timing that overlays my own schedule for writing and talking a bit about my view of writer's block and what to do when it shows up.
A peek behind the curtain of my creative process as I conceive, research, write, edit, and publish a book. All about the bully in my head and F-r-e-e writing. It was hard to show up, today. But I'm so glad I did.
A peek behind the curtain of my creative process as I conceive, research, write, edit, and publish a book. Today, I talk about yesterday's example of magical realism (check the last episode) which gives you an insight into how I interpret my world. The final paperback proof of Affery's Earth it back and looks beautiful! And, I touch on cycles—which will be an ongoing happening, since I see them everywhere I look.
What's it all about?
This series of videos creates an accountability framework for me and shows you my creative process as I conceive, research, write, edit, and publish a book.