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What Writers Can Learn from Artists: ...

What Writers Can Learn from Artists: Practice & Release

My friend Julie just started her final year of art school. Over the past three years she’s been blogging about her experience, and I’ve enjoyed watching her progress. After a recent touch-base, I started thinking about art—painting especially—and what lessons it can offer writers. I put my finger on two core principles: practice and release. […]

The Importance of Rest and Restoratio...

The Importance of Rest and Restoration

A couple weeks ago I found myself dreadfully weary. A busy work schedule overlaid with the pervasive negativity of the US elections had drained me. I first decided to shut off the news for a while—eliminate that negativity. I tried to draw better boundaries around my work day (never easy for me). Then, when an […]