As I'm preparing to go full steam ahead in the new year, I don't want to pretend these past couple years didn't exist. I don't want to pretend that I'm some machine that will keep churning out things all the time. And hey, if some creator steps away, you have the total freedom to move on too. You can unsubscribe from that email, you can unfollow and disengage, you can find other things to spend your money on especially in this economy, right? And yet, you're here. So thank you. I couldn't do this without you.
The world is conspiring to bring your creation, your dream, to life. Are you conspiring with it, or are you keeping it out of the loop? You have a huge support team around you - friends, family, colleagues, mentors, social media connections, creators that have gone before and don't know your name yet. So many… Continue reading Tip for Creating: Ask Big!
Used bookstores. The elitist book-lover's nook. Libraries or Barnes N Noble or (God forbid) Amazon is for novices. Used bookstores are the bibliophile's home of choice. The smell of the books, the cats roaming the stacks, the treasure hunt for some undiscovered antique or classic. It takes dedication. I too love the atmosphere of a nice used bookstore.… Continue reading The Problem with Used Bookstores