lifescripts // what-ifs

 

Tired of waiting? Great. Start creating.

    A few moments ago, I finished up a writing project for one of my clients — some saucy language to announce the pilot episode of her brand new TV show, which is bursting into the world in, like, minutes. My clients launch things all the time — shows, books, digital programs, product lines….

Why I want to be a “Daymaker.” And why (maybe) we’re all asking the wrong questions. (See also: how a haircut changed my life.)

    I’ve had a lot of haircuts in my life. I don’t remember most of them. But this one? I’ll never forget. He was a hip young stylist — eager, ebullient, not more than twenty or twenty-one. I recall a polka dot shirt, a vivid purple bow tie, a rockabilly ‘do + a whole…

“What should I write about?” 33 prompts to unlock new blog posts + stories that need to be told …

    Scribbles, ahoy! Photo by Leslie from Shuttersmack.       “What should I write about?” It’s a question I hear … quite a lot. Second only to: “How do I decide what to write about, first?” No matter which question you’ve got on your mind, these prompts might unlock a few answers. Just…

My {new} favorite tools for writing, creativity, productivity + whatnot.

    Someday, my desk will be as beauteous as my friend Leslie’s. Photo by Shuttersmack.       Only the FINEST for you, friends! I am constantly gobsmacked by how many tools, apps + helpful treats there are on the Internet — readily available + often cost-free! Here are a few that have brightened…

My new “code of conduct” for writing, working + navigating the world. (psst. it’s powered by yoga.)

    I live by a code of my own creation. That code is never perfect, but always progressing. (Kinda like me.) The latest iteration = the 10 yamas + niyamas of yoga, applied to my writing + work. A set of 10 guidelines for treating myself + others. A manifesto, of sorts. (Like my…