Posts Tagged: Julia Cameron

How to Avoid Making Art: a cartoon lecture from Julia Cameron #minibookreview

I spent a night last week  with Julia Cameron. Like, really. In person. We’re besties. Ok, there were hundreds of other people there. But we were in the same room. And we totally made eye-contact. (She was in Edmonton on

How to Avoid Making Art: a cartoon lecture from Julia Cameron #minibookreview

I spent a night last week  with Julia Cameron. Like, really. In person. We’re besties. Ok, there were hundreds of other people there. But we were in the same room. And we totally made eye-contact. (She was in Edmonton on

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #2 The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. What’s

7 Books To Get You Creatively Organized this Summer: #2 The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron #organizedcreative #dirtywritingsecrets

For the rest of this summer, Saturday posts on the blog will feature the seven books that I consider the foundational texts of my creatively organized life. This week, let me introduce you to Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. What’s

Julia Cameron on focus, fantasy and reality

  People frequently believe the creative life is grounded in fantasy. The more difficult truth is that creativity is grounded in reality, in the particular, the focused, the well-observed or specifically imagined. Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way, Week Four ORDERS:

Julia Cameron on focus, fantasy and reality

  People frequently believe the creative life is grounded in fantasy. The more difficult truth is that creativity is grounded in reality, in the particular, the focused, the well-observed or specifically imagined. Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way, Week Four ORDERS:

For the blocked, insecure, angsting & suffering

Want to write but can’t? Goddammit. Just. Do. It. This is what I would tattoo on my chest—if only it would be a little larger—and the chest of every other “I want to be a writer!” person I encounter (if

For the blocked, insecure, angsting & suffering

Want to write but can’t? Goddammit. Just. Do. It. This is what I would tattoo on my chest—if only it would be a little larger—and the chest of every other “I want to be a writer!” person I encounter (if

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

True story: the woman-creator-would-be-artist-am-I? who pressed Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way into my hands still hasn’t read it. She’s still procrastinating, searching. But you should. It is a perfectly imperfect book and Cameron is a perfectly imperfect—so, so flawed—teacher. The

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

True story: the woman-creator-would-be-artist-am-I? who pressed Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way into my hands still hasn’t read it. She’s still procrastinating, searching. But you should. It is a perfectly imperfect book and Cameron is a perfectly imperfect—so, so flawed—teacher. The

Julia Cameron on artists’ lovers

“Artists love other artists.” Julia Cameron ORDERS: This weekend, fall in love with an artist. Preferably a flesh and blood one. And do your best to seduce him (her) (them). We really like that.

Julia Cameron on artists’ lovers

“Artists love other artists.” Julia Cameron ORDERS: This weekend, fall in love with an artist. Preferably a flesh and blood one. And do your best to seduce him (her) (them). We really like that.

“Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer…”

“Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, good mother, good looking, good tempered, well groomed and unaggressive.” – Leslie McIntyre MYSTERY: Who

“Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer…”

“Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, good mother, good looking, good tempered, well groomed and unaggressive.” – Leslie McIntyre MYSTERY: Who

Julia Cameron on the allure of staying blocked, being afraid, not creating

“At some point, we must make an active choice to relinquish the joys an privileges accorded to the emotional invalid. A productive artist is quite often a happy person. This can be very threatening as a self-concept to those who

Julia Cameron on the allure of staying blocked, being afraid, not creating

“At some point, we must make an active choice to relinquish the joys an privileges accorded to the emotional invalid. A productive artist is quite often a happy person. This can be very threatening as a self-concept to those who