Should You Accept Your Limits Or Break Through Them?

Should You Accept Your Limits Or Break Through Them?

It can be so frustrating when you can't go as fast as you want to. Maybe you are comparing yourself to other artists and they seem to produce more work than you. Perhaps they seem to have more success in selling their work. You want to be faster, better. You want to...

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20 Lessons From 20 Years Of Writing

20 Lessons From 20 Years Of Writing

It was the 24th August 1999 in New York City. I was earning more money than God but I was bored and unfulfilled. It was a good time to be in the technology sector. There was a lot of money sloshing about. My daily rate was very healthy but my mind wasn’t. My life...

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How To Balance Your Creative Ambition With Your Relationships

How To Balance Your Creative Ambition With Your Relationships

Do you recognise any of the following scenarios? You desperately want to work on your art. It’s the weekend at last but now there are other things to do. Shopping, chores, family time, looking after aging relatives. The clear day that you have promised yourself all...

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Is The Great Creator A Myth?

Is The Great Creator A Myth?

Do you wonder where your art comes from? Do you have ideas which feel too hard to accomplish and yet you are drawn to having a go anyway? Do you wish that you didn’t have these ideas running through your head? Or perhaps you wish that you had more of them because you...

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David Bowie was a failure

David Bowie was a failure

Yes, he failed. A lot. Especially in his early days.   Did you know the following about David Bowie? In the 1960s he released nine singles which failed to chart before Space Oddity made it into the top five in the UK. Those singles were with 3 different bands and...

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If I build it, what happens if they don’t come

If I build it, what happens if they don’t come

There is that wonderful scene in the movie Field of Dreams where Kevin Costner is urged to “build it and they will come”. A baseball field in the middle of a cornfield starts to attract great players from the past. Many people in the personal development...

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