Writing Lessons from Big Magic: Face Your Fear

October 3rd, 2016

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Are you wondering what are the Big Magic Secrets to living a Creative Life Beyond Fear? My path has been full of bumps in the road and the most important thing is as Elizabeth Gilbert says in her book, “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear:”   “Next, next, next—always next. Keep moving, keep going. Whatever … Continued

Inspiration. That’s easy, isn’t it? Eating the freshest sushi that Tokyo has to offer. Feeling the cleansing spray of Iceland’s mighty Gulfoss waterfall on your face. Watching a rainbow arc over New York City from the top of the Empire State. Each pretty inspiring, in their own way. All of them I’ve done and consider … Continued

A man in a bubblegum-pink crushed velvet suit and matching top hat stood along side a woman dressed like a gypsy in layers of colorful silks and linens, joyously waving to Jim and me as we rolled slowly to the checkpoint that emerged from the afternoon dust. We stopped the truck and our brightly clad … Continued

Article first published as Race to Nowhere on Technorati. Race to Nowhere is a new movie about our schools, our students and ourselves. The issue of homework causes family arguments, feelings of stress, suicide and illness and some students take drugs to stay up late and finish their work. We seem to have forgotten that children’s play is … Continued