creative productivity

Lucy Bellwood and Jessica Abel in conversation about self-doubt demons, should monsters, social media, building an audience, and how to rock crowdfunding.

What happens when you let your demons run loose (spoiler: good things)

You should be making your creative work every day. You should be spending more time with your family and friends. You should spend a lot more time in selling your work. You shouldn’t have to sell anything: your work should speak for itself. You should be much further along in your career. You should give

Why you procrastinate, and how to stop, on JessicaAbel.com. "Wake up call."

Why you procrastinate, and how to stop

I know you’re serious about your creative work. Whether or not that work is your job, your self-generated projects are the key to your future self. Which is why it’s so crazy that when you sit down to face that work (if you even get that far), you squirm and procrastinate and end up on social

Cover of Growing Gills: How to Find Creative Focus When You're Drowning in Your Daily Life by Jessica Abel

Growing Gills Media Resources

Book log line/brief description Growing Gills: How to Find Creative Focus When You’re Drowning in Your Daily Life by Jessica Abel Focus. Finish. Move on to your next project. Creative people, even if they have a hard time calling themselves “writers” or an “artists” in public, know that making their creative work is core to

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The value of simple goals

Obviously, one can be overburdened with things that need doing, and that can make getting creative work done very difficult.
But it’s not actually freedom from all the things that makes the work possible.