The Biggest Obstacle to Creativity

The Biggest Obstacle to Creativity

This past week, with the filming of my first comedy project in 6 years, I’ve been reminded just how exhilarating it is to create stuff. It makes you come alive. It inspires others. And it builds communities. Yet as we grow older, many of us seem to forget this...
Are You Writing for the Right Reasons?

Are You Writing for the Right Reasons?

This probably seems like the most obvious bit of advice about writing, and I certainly thought so before I started my own writing “adventures” on this website. What advice am I talking about? Write about what interests you. Wow … ground-breaking...
Should You Go ‘All-in’?

Should You Go ‘All-in’?

Whenever starting something new and exciting, the tendency can be to try and over do it. To try and go “all-in”. To try and capitalise on your initial burst of enthusiasm. This applies to almost anything. Creative projects, healthy eating, fitness,...
The Fear of Creating…

The Fear of Creating…

I had a really interesting chat with a friend recently. While on the surface the conversation was basically my friend having a tongue-in-cheek go at a recent article I had written here (the crux being that I had accidentally misspelled a word – the horror!),...
Are You Doing It Every Day?

Are You Doing It Every Day?

Do you want to create something, but keep putting it off to wait for the perfect time to start? That has summed up my experience over the last 6 years. I went from creating stuff regularly (eg. a weekly radio show, and a comedy TV pilot), to suddenly no longer...