Steven Pressfield is one of the great thinkers about creativity in this generation. No matter what creative endeavor you might be pursuing, if you haven’t read his book The War of Art, get yourself a copy. Read it, and bring a pen for underlining and taking notes if that’s your thing. You’ll thank me later. […]
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When I was in high school I sat down and wrote out all the goals I wanted to accomplish. I wanted to be a NYT bestselling author, be worth more than a million dollars, live in Oregon by a river with a dog. And I wanted to do it all before I turned 35, which is when I’d allow myself to get married.
Amazingly, I forgot about that list of goals. And yet, when I was in my mid-thirties a friend called. She’d found my list in a box of letters she’d kept from her childhood. Amazingly, everything on the list had come true. For whatever reason, I’d made it all happen.