The Creative Life Podcast: Self-Confidence and Introversion in the Arts

The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Seventeen I know introverts working in the arts can struggle with self-confidence. How do we cultivate it within ourselves when so much of what we do is based on feedback, gatekeepers, stakeholders, audiences and more? It can be tricky. Books Mentioned Quiet by Susan Cain. (She also has the Quiet Revolution…

What I’m Reading October 2016

I bought Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford when I was in the city a week or two ago and consumed it overnight. Online reactions have been similar: ‘I couldn’t put it down’; ‘two days and I was done’ etc. Fight Like a Girl is the perfect book coming at just the right time, as the…

The Creative Life Podcast: A Top Tip For Staying Focused

The Creative Life Podcast: Episode Sixteen This week, I dig a little deeper on one of the tips I gave on Episode 5, ‘6 Pieces of Advice for Beginner Writers‘, and that piece of advice is “own the time”. How do I do it when I have lots happening at once? And when does the…