This past week people really seemed to connect with the back and forth correspondence between me and my Muse that started Wednesday with my series of letters to her, then ended Thursday with her frank reply. I think it struck such a chord because as creatives, we’ve all been there. In all seriousness though, if […]Read more "Getting the Most Out of Your Muse"
Dear Ron, Wow. That’s quite a bit you had to write yesterday. On the record, since you are so fond of pointing out paragraphs in contracts, let me point YOU to paragraph 1, section 1, sentence 1: “The Muse (herein “Muse”) will show up when YOU show up” (emphasis mine).Read more "Dear Ron (the Muse Responds)"
Dear Muse, I just want to say that I am really looking forward to our work today. I have quite a number of amazing ideas I want to run by you and get working on. I think they have the potential to be some of my best stuff. As soon as you get here we’ll […]Read more "Dear Muse…Where the Hell Are You?"
This past weekend I finished reading Steven Pressfield’s engrossing book “The War of Art.” This book has totally messed me up! In a good way. It’s a must-read for anyone who deems himself or herself a creative professional. But be forewarned. It may mess you up too. (It’s a totally easy read. Only 165 pages, […]Read more "My Personal Road to Damascus"