This week’s guestblogger is writer, content producer extraordinaire and sales process architect Dave Baldwin of Raleigh. I’ve known Dave for over eight years starting when he shopped up at a publishing panel I was on in Durham. Since then, we’ve collaborated on writing workshops, writing projects, referrals and blogging. I consider him a great friend and he’ll […]
What transpires when a writer can no longer write? This is what happened to me in January a few months ago. While I have always looked forward to the post-holiday revitalization to reignite my creative juices and recharge my body, mind, and spirit, this year the relief did not come. Starting 2013 with my usual […]
Today we welcome back Coach Olga Monroe who blogs about the positive and not-so-positive effects of creativity as we remember Amy Winehouse who died Saturday July 23 in her North London home at the age of 27.
Janis Joplin, Sylvia Plath, Edith Piaf, Vincent Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec and Amy Winehouse are only a small handful […]
Today we welcome back regular contributer, Dave Baldwin who will share his thoughts with us about Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Thanks again, Dave!
I first read The Art of War in 2009, when the library didn’t have the book I was looking for. I kicked myself for having not read it sooner. I had […]
Today I want to welcome my new guestblogger, Coach Olga Monroe of Raleigh, NC as she shares valuable tips on taming that Inner Critic! Welcome, Olga, and I look forward to having you guest blog again here at aliceosborn.com!
“When life turns upside down, stand on your head!” I frequently recall this quote from Bapsy Jain’s […]
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor FrankelHi, everyone! Today we welcome back
Guestblogger Dave Baldwin who reviewed Victor Frankel’s Man’s Search for Meaning. Enjoy and thanks so much, Dave!
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel
You might find it hard to believe that a first-hand account from the inside of a Nazi death camp is instrumental for […]
Is your novel suffering from bloat? Have your words lost their bouncy and lean touch? Tired of the lumpiness in your paragraphs? Fear not, reading poetry can improve your writing and get you back on the smooth writing track.
We tell each other poetry to make sense of our world and to communicate feelings when mere […]
Book Review: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Hi, my name is Dave Baldwin. This is the first time I’ve ever had the honor and privilege to guestpost on Alice’s blog, so I couldn’t think of a book more fitting. This is a book that every writer, every artist, and every entrepreneur should read immediately.
When was the last time you heard this?:
You’re wasting your time writing this garbage
You’re just a dreamer!
Why do you think anybody cares what you have to write?
Nobody in your family ever did this before!
When you fail, you’re going to be a laughing-stock and look at all of the time you wasted!
You failed before and you’ll […]