What do you do when you feel stuck? When you want to put pen to paper, but the words just refuse to flow. How do you shake the stuckness?
What stories do you tell yourself?
How do you make sense of the changing world around you? What stories do you tell yourself about the world as you see it? Are they the stories you truly need to hear?
David Ogilvy’s genius: Of great writing, giants and Russian dolls
David Ogilvy was the advertising genius of the 20th Century. He was also generous in sharing his wisdom on the art of writing.
Where words are gifted to me
Words – written or spoken, whispered or sung – can take you to some fantastic place. Celebrating the lovely writing of Chris Difford.
Written with the same letters
Do you know how powerful your words are? Whether written or spoken, tweeted, blogged, texted, shouted, whispered or withheld, words have the potential to change the world around you in an instant.
Focus on the words you use. Can you put into words what you see and what you feel, right now?
Each day in this life
Each day in this life is a link in a chain. We have to accept that there will be days when all that matters is to have made it through, to have completed another link so that the chain remains unbroken.
The miracle of Bill & Ted
What is the secret of the infectious sweetness of Bill & Ted? How can you stop good ideas turning from sweet to sour? Bill, Ted (and one of their creators, Ed Solomon) might just be able to help us answer these questions.
Three foundations of creativity
Where does creativity spring from? Brian Koppelman’s fascinating podcast with Geddy Lee of Rush offers some possible answers to this impossible question.*
David D’Souza: Writing for the joy of sharing
#MJCarty300: To celebrate the MJCarty.com blog hitting 300 posts, I’m honoured to host a guest post by David D’Souza on the joys of writing, sharing and connecting.