~ Feeling lonely in that beautiful, messy creative process of yours?
~ Long for a deeper connection to your creative process?
If any of these are true, it might be time to work with a writing coach.
Too often I see gorgeously creative people blaming themselves for not being further ahead with their work. “If I were only disciplined…” “If I could just commit to this…” They use up all their creativity on self-blame and circular thinking instead of just getting back to work.
I am not immune to this. Nobody is.
In a coaching relationship, my job is to be extremely curious about your creative process and your creative work, and to help you re-connect to that flow. We may spend time talking (or writing) about what’s blocking you. We may experiment with loose structure or gentle deadlines to see if that brings your magic back. We may explore what elements you need in your life to be your most creative, and then work on bringing those in more. You may choose to send me work via email for meaningful feedback and direction.
- Listen carefully to your creative journey, and reflect back what I hear.
- Suggest small projects and assignments that are in line with your strengths and vision.
- Give you detailed, meaningful and supportive feedback about your work.
- Help you better understand the beauty of your unique creative process.
- Co-create a structure just for you, to bring you back to your creative heart.
- Give you resources to guide and support you like this great essay about writing by Elizabeth Gilbert.
- Critique your work in a way that’s academic, or just plain mean.
- Get you published. (I can just cheer from the sidelines on that one.)
- Take on the role of therapist, unpacking deep emotional baggage. (Though that stuff is important. For a list of local therapeutic resources, click here.)
To read stories about folks I have had the pleasure of working with, click right here.
For coaching rates and financial policies, click right here.
To chat to me about whether coaching is the right fit, be in touch right here.