This is a companion blog post to 27. Bwandungi uses a vision board to supercharge her life. Before you even start your vision board, you have to let go of the fear that you are not creative enough to make one, or that defining your goals will trap you. This is YOUR tool and you…Read More
I’m not a plothole nazzi. When I watch a movie or read a novel I’m curious about the story and have no trouble suspending belief. Which means I can read almost anything and enjoy it. As long as people are having a great adventure, women are as significant and as strong as men, and blatant…Read More
I’m looking at my reading list right now, wondering if it is going to leave me or demand that it be taken off my website. Sincerely, I wouldn’t blame it. I have strayed so far from my goal of reading a particular kind of literature, that now I find myself in the bushes and trees…Read More
No matter how your week has gone, even if the speed bumps of life have conspired against your plans, take a little time and refocus. You got this.
I’m trying to be more educated about this path I’ve chosen, learning things I didn’t know about storytelling, and figuring out which things relate to me and which ones don’t. In this research, I came across a concept called Narrative structures, and the idea that ALL stories are basically the same. Narrative structure is the…Read More
Surround yourself with creative people who are dedicated to fulfilling their dreams. Then sit back and watch what happens to you.
You’d think I would have this figured out already. I’ve been blogging and writing stories for years, but for some reason I cannot explain, I had not dedicated myself to understanding what a writer’s personal brand is and how it can affect my work. Then, for reasons I’ll have to explain later, I started recording videos…Read More
Let me begin by saying, I’m no expert. I’m learning and I want to be better. I’ve read books with amazing stories that were ruined by something I couldn’t let go of because, in my estimation, the reaction of the character wasn’t plausible. Or a plot twist was utilized in an attempt to make the…Read More
Bold. Dauntless. Audacious. When these characteristics are ascribed to any person, there seems to be an inadvertent societal pressure we feel. Thoughts of our own meekness, fear, caution when it comes to our own dreams can be overwhelming. And sometimes this can result in our participation nay-saying. I’ve always been baffled when I find a…Read More