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Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

As a writer and a musician, I sometimes encounter dry spells of creativity that resemble writer’s block but that do not stem from a lack of ideas, rather a lack of motivation to see those ideas through. If you’ve ever started something with all the energy and passion you could hope for only to suddenly… Continue reading Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

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A Note from Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Keynote Address in 2012 to the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, remains one of the most inspiring speeches to young creative minds in recent years. This excerpt is meant to keep you creating your art, whatever it may be, on good days and the bad days too. Refer back here whenever you… Continue reading A Note from Neil Gaiman

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Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer

I’ve seen this debate from both sides. Ten years ago, I would’ve said that making a living off freelance writing alone was impossible. As a college student then, I had my hand in many pies. Along with unpaid (or low-paid) summer internships at various local magazines and newspapers, I also sent out my resume to… Continue reading Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer