Nothing cures an overactive mind quite like an empty page or a blank screen.
It was 11:25 am today when I sat down to write Morning Pages, the long-hand free writing exercise I have been doing almost every morning since August. Pen to paper, and suddenly… Wow. Where does the time go? Where does it go? I was out of bed by 6:05 am today. I got dressed for […]
When I get into a busy season with my work, I often shut down everything else around me to focus more intensely on what I need to do. One of the first things to be sacrificed on those busy days are the various update emails that I receive. This pattern tends to emerge especially when […]
Earlier this week, I decided to try to incorporate the process of free writing known as “Morning Pages” into my routine. Morning Pages is an exercise offered by Julia Cameron in her book The Artist’s Way. The exercise, as far as I understand it (I haven’t actually read Cameron’s book), is to write three pages of […]
I’m failing spectacularly. It’s November 1, and most of the visions I had for 2014 are not even close to being reality. I need look no further than this blog. It sits here, barren, waiting for my words to populate its pages and attract visitors to click on links. I have been thinking about where […]
I’ll be honest. Writing is hard. Harder than I thought it would be. I wasn’t a stranger to writing, before. I lost count of how many essays and papers I wrote throughout seven years of college and law school. As a lawyer I wrote dozens of legal briefs. I was no stranger to writing. But […]