Have you ever felt the agony of the creative process?
Or the struggle of trying to breakthrough a big idea?
You're not alone.
Come, take a peek inside the life of an author...
I want to bring you inside my home, and my process, as I write the latest revision of my book, Fascinate.
This is what it's like to finally breakthrough the agony:
Every creative process involves agony, ecstasy, and a breakthrough.
Even best-selling authors who've written volumes of literature still experience the same emotional rollercoaster that you experience, when you undertake creative work of any kind.
In this video, you get a glimpse into what my writing process looks like. You'll get to see the most agonizing part of writing a book, and you'll discover ways to breakthrough to the ecstasy. As you watch, take note of the similarities and differences to your own process.
Then, write down the following:
- Your overarching, big idea: What is it that you are trying to communicate?
- Your "why": Why should anyone care about this idea? What will they get out of learning it, applying it, or sharing it with others?
- The "how": How will your audience apply your idea? How will they share it with others?
The creative process isn't easy, but it's incredibly rewarding. Allow this peek into my process help you breakthrough your own.
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What’s your creative process like? Do you keep little notes to yourself all over the office? Does your team help you out when you’re feeling stuck.