The Practicality of Your Workspace, and What You Do With It

“Creating an environment in which to inspire creativity, in my opinion, is one of the most important things one can do to achieve success. When I returned home after vacation, my first thought was to change things around a bit, to make things a tad more functional. The result has been entirely beneficial, as I now […]

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A Writer’s Experience: “The Agenda, The Ambition, and The Action.”

“There’s a simple commonality of interest that ensures productivity, and brings comfort to those who wish to work hard in order to achieve success. As I’ve finally managed to return to scheduling my days, enjoying the little things, and allowing myself to be as productive as possible, I’ve noticed quite the positive change in the ability I possess […]

Project Planning and Progression: “Write Something, Exercise Your Creativity.”

“Feeding your creativity is necessary. I’ve spent the last few days enveloped in my work, giving myself the opportunity to exercise my creativity as best as possible. I am teaching myself how to not rely on outside influence to get me writing, and to keep me writing. Over the last week, I’ve let myself back […]

Writing Your Masterpiece: “Don’t Set the Scene. Live It. Experience It.”

“When I begin anew, I sometimes forget to challenge myself. I sometimes forget to exercise my abilities as a writer. I get comfortable in what I know I’m able to accomplish, and I lose sight of all that I could be doing to grow. Lately, as I’ve been assessing my progress I’ve come to realize […]

New Projects, Novel Edits, and Preparing My Summer Writing Schedule

“Getting things back on track is something we all struggle with from time to time. Allowing ourselves to delve into our creativity once more, after we’ve neglected it for a while, can prove to be quite tough. I’m going through quite a bit of writer’s block at the moment, for I just do not know where to begin. […]

When One Door Closes: Make the Effort

“I’ve never been one to complain too much about the way in which change occurs. I’ve never been one to proudly exclaim all it is I want, nor have I ever been the type to go out and get it. I have dreams, much like we all do. I have expectations, much like we all […]

Appreciating Your Work Ethic and Exploring New Ideas: Ending My Unproductive Streak

“As of late, I’ve spoken quite a bit about the rut I’ve found myself in. I’ve spoken about how hard it has been to get the bare minimum done, and as I give myself more time to work through my newfound inability to perform, I can say that it is getting a lot better. I woke […]

Good Books, Long Summers, and a Budding Plot

“Waking up with the intention of creating something beautiful will always be a feeling I hold dear. Though, when I haven’t felt it in a while, I do admit that it does begin to stress me. Everyone suffers from a lack of inspiration from time to time, and I know that right now, I am working […]

The Interlude: Re-establishing Normality, and Finding Your Footing

“The reintroduction to a lifestyle that once was will always be difficult. Sometimes, we have to ask ourselves if we’re doing enough to get to where we want to go. Sometimes, we have to take a step back, make difficult decisions, so that we’re able to cope with what life throws at us. This past month, I […]

Adapting to Change: Reminiscing Why You Began

“I’ve never been too keen on returning home. Surely, there will always be things about it that I miss, people I miss, and continue to miss all of the time. Though, being back home also sets me back quite a lot, in that I find myself in an endless wave of unproductive behaviour, as I struggle to come to […]