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What would your Ego say if it knew you were never going to give up.

What would happen if your ego knew you were never going to give up? What would it say if you were going to literally Die Creating.  I think my ego would say something like this…. Dear Self, How could you do this to me. You know I don’t like it when you start typing away at that stupid novel and please stop getting that ugly notebook out. Remember you have no creative talent and what have I told you. You are never going to make it. The odds are stacked up against you. You have more chances of winning the lotto. I love you just the way you are. Who else says […]

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Why I changed my cover….again

    So I redesigned it again and tweaked the cover! The three covers above are the ones that I have actually uploaded to Amazon but I have done probably 20 different covers, so why the change? The green and gold I did like but for some reason it just wasn’t coming up clear on Amazon. This is something you have to keep in mind. Everything will shrink to a thumb nail and so to make text stand out is difficult. I admit that the final version is still not 100% clear but I feel a little mystery to get people to click should be the aim and I’m really happy with […]

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Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

James Rhodes. I can’t take credit for finding this article. I read about it in a blog post by Steven Pressfield the Author of the famous War of Art. This article has become one of my all time favourites. It’s my go to article when I feel down and it reminds me of the struggle of creating that we all have and that I’m not working hard enough! My favourite part is ‘We seem to have evolved into a society of mourned and misplaced creativity.’ I’m ripping it off lock, stock and barrel from Steven Pressfield’s Blog. Find What You Love and Let It Kill You  My life as a concert pianist can […]

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