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DAY OF WEEK, MONTH DD, HH (AM/PM) ETLIVE WORKSHOP Butt In Chair 4 steps to beat overwhelm and put your creative work FIRST (even if you feel like you suck at this) BUTT + CHAIR = I’M IN! Butt In ChairIf you’ve stopped even looking at your to-do list because you have 50 million things…

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How to silence your inner critic: Embrace it.

How to silence your inner critic

Does your inner critic launch an attack on you every time you get close to finishing, or sharing, your creative work? “Ugh, seriously? You are such an idiot. Who would ever want to read such garbage! Now, sit down and shut up, before someone notices you.” Sound familiar? That’s the loop that plays on endless…

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How do you become who you want to be? Dare to be bad.

Inside your head, there’s a version of you who’s killing it.
That you is working steadily on the novel, the blog, the film, the podcast, the comic, the website. Alternate-you is publishing, going live. And the world is loving it.
But on the outside? You’re barely moving.
You’ve got to take the next step.

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There is no gatekeeper. There is no gate.

no gatekeeper

A few weeks ago, I assigned my art students a fun project, a “forgery” of an artist they admire and want to learn from. One student picked Michelangelo. (I talked her down from trying a fresco—in two weeks—to imitating his red chalk studies.) She copied his work in her sketchbook every day. She went to…

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