Give Away Your Ideas

Give Away Your Ideas

Do not covet your ideas. Give away everything you know, and more will come back to you…The problem with hoarding is you end up living off your reserves. Eventually you’ll become stale. If you give away everything you have, you are left with nothing. This forces you to look, to be aware, to replenish. – from Paul Arden’s It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be

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How to be a Better Writer: Rise to the Challenge

Rise to the Challenge

Sometimes, we don’t know how far we can rise until we’re asked to. – Mary Murphy, So You Think You Can Dance

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Find a New Entry Point

Find a New Entry Point

Writing about the same topic again and again can feel like approaching a house and always going in through the front door. Find a new entry point. Knock on the screened-in back door. Look for an open window. Climb the trellis to the attic. Start there.Continue Reading