By Rosanne Bane It’s presumptuous in the extreme for me to edit lyrics written by John Lennon, I know. But I’m going to do it anyway. For several weeks, I’ve listened to a radio station that played non-stop Christmas music. So I’ve heard John Lennon’s “Happy Christmas” a lot. One line at the end of one […]
By Rosanne Bane MKelberer’s tongue-in-cheek comment/question to my last post, “Why is ‘hard work’ always the solution?” reminded me of one of the most powerful questions I ever heard: “What if it’s quick, easy and now?” Years ago, I spent an entire coaching session affirming to myself and my coach Val Olson my commitment to tenaciously […]
What are your unplugged toasters and unnecessary loaf pans in your writing? What are you still not doing because it wasn’t safe years ago that may be safe now? What old habits that you just don’t need any more are limiting your willingness to try something new?
By Rosanne Bane If I could show you something that creates resistance to your writing and, as an added un-bonus, makes you miserable, you’d get rid of it, wouldn’t you? That something is all your assumptions about how you’re “supposed” to write, all your ego expectations and demands for yourself as a writer. In Do […]
By Rosanne Bane Last week, I planned to take a holiday break from my Process (creative play) and Product Time (writing). I committed to show up for 2 days of Process and 2 days of Product Time and that’s what I did. No guilt. No recriminations. No regrets. I knew that expecting myself to show up […]