Creative Freedom and Purpose

Does your creative freedom have a purpose? What’s the focus of Three Freedoms? If creative freedom is to obtain its fullest growth, its most complete development, it must have a great and worthy purpose. It must not be merely freedom for freedom’s sake. Thomson, Charles A. “Creative Freedom and the World Crisis.” Music Educators Journal, vol.Continue reading “Creative Freedom and Purpose”

Freedom to Listen

A dangerous book will always be in danger from those it threatens with the demand that they question their assumptions. They’d rather hang on to the assumptions and ban the book.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader and the Imagination Having the freedom to listenContinue reading “Freedom to Listen”

The Final Part

Tomorrow, I’ll share my the final part of three titled Freedom to Listen. What to look forward to? I’ll be sharing the blog post and some brief quotes and thoughts from the blog post on IG, Twitter, and my Facebook page. You can find the links below So tomorrow: Freedom to Listen blogpost Keep theContinue reading “The Final Part”

Real Raw Human

Phew, this week has me wiped out. I’m happy we’ve been able to chat about freedom to be heard. After really sitting down and thinking about how we as writers can find ways to get our voices heard, it reminded me of all the people in the world who don’t get the same opportunity. MyContinue reading “Real Raw Human”

Show up for yourself

6 Ways to intentionally hear and understand yourself Use words of affirmation followed by supportive actions Believe yourself Allow your feelings to flow through you and trust they have their place in your life Study the works and lives of leaders who inspire you Learn your values and goals When people say nice things aboutContinue reading “Show up for yourself”

Words of Affirmation

Words of affirmation are great, buuut what’s important when it comes to words of affirmation is that you believe them so intently that your actions line up. Here’s the affirmation again. You are valuable. Your thoughts and feelings are valuable. What you have to say is valuable. You are valuable inside and out. How wouldContinue reading “Words of Affirmation”

Who, Why, What

To keep heading down the path toward freedom to be heard, I wanted to talk about an important question you need to ask yourself. “Who am I?” One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves as artists. This really is the bedrock of our creations. This is where writing is transformed from mimicryContinue reading “Who, Why, What”

Freedom to Be Heard

Why does being heard and understood feel so good? When we are forced into situations that consistently silence our thoughts and feelings, it makes us wonder if we bring any value into the world. In turn, that leads us to wonder if we are valuable at all. Let’s put an end to that question rightContinue reading “Freedom to Be Heard”

What is Creative Freedom?

Creative freedom is having the freedom to create without limitations. Before we dive in, I wanted to explain that this post is geared toward Conscious Writers. I describe conscious writers as writers who don’t just write to write they write with the intention to grow internally. Back to the hot topic, creative freedom. What isContinue reading “What is Creative Freedom?”