Defining Creative Stamina/Strength Training

Getting Started: Strategies for Writing and Making

Hello artists.

I am so happy you have decided to embark on this journey with me and put in the time and effort necessary to become your truest and best artist self. Below is a short hello from me introducing you to this week’s essay.

After the video introduction, you will find a link to download the essay which also contains the poem or verse I have chosen as inspiration for the week and creative exercises to encourage exploration.

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Introduction to Week One (3:42)