I've been a fan of Jessica Abel's work on productivity and creativity for a while now, so it was really exciting to get a chance to interview her about her upcoming book Growing Gills. Read all about her and her book in my new TUBE. Magazine article.
Creativity Jumpstarters: Story A Day and DIY MFA
Continuing on the theme of jumpstarting one's creativity with great and unnecessary side projects, let's talk about Story A Day. Story A Day is a challenge, often called the Nanowrimo of short stories, that dares you to start and finish one story everyday of May (and sometimes September). There are no word limits on the stories and no... Continue Reading →
Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em: The Beauty of Side Projects
I have been in the midst of editing. Editing my work, articles for TUBE., and projects for friends and family. There's a certain rigid mindset necessary for that kind of work. You have to be able to cut and comment with enough certainty to convince the other person (or yourself) that you are right, that your... Continue Reading →
Articles of Inspiration: Perspective
Perspective is something that can be elusive when we need it most. It's easy to get wrapped up in our own problems or even everyday routines and forget to look past our own noses. Here are a few different methods of taking a step back and looking at life from another angle. Sometimes the best... Continue Reading →