RESOURCES

Have a look at some of these books. Some may be available in newer editions, or through your library. I’ll be updating this page as I discover new treasures to share with you.

 

All creatives

Performance Anxiety, Eric Maisel, PhD., Back Stage Books, New York, 2005

The Twelve Secrets of Highly Creative Women, Gail McMeekin, Conari Press, Boston, 2000

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron, TarcherPerigee, New York, 2002

Aha! 10 Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit and Find Your Great Ideas, Jordan Ayan, Crown Trade Paperbacks, New York, 1997

Fearless Creating, Eric Maisel, PhD, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, New York, 1995

 

Writers

Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott, Pantheon Books, New York, 1994

Writing from the Body, John Lee with Ceci Miller-Kritsberg, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1994

Wild Mind, Natalie Goldberg, Bantam Books, New York, 1990

Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg, Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston, 1986

 

Visual artists

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty Edwards, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, New York, 2012

I’d rather be in the studio!, Alyson B. Stanfield, Pentas Press, Golden, CO, 2008

Writing the Artist Statement, Ariane Goodwin, Infinity Publishing, Haverford, PA, 2002

 

Performers

Playing (Less) Hurt, Janet Horvath, New York, Hal Leonard Books, 2010

The Collaborative Habit, Twyla Tharp, Simon & Shuster, New York, 2009

A Soprano on Her Head, Eloise Ristad, Moab, Utah, Real people Press, 1982

 

Block-Buster Newsletter Archives

Enjoy downloadable past issues of my popular informative newsletter. New articles are conveniently available to read on my  blog here on this site. Looking forward to connect and hearing from you!

2020

Taking control in Quarantine – May 2020

The Internal Logic of Resistance – February 2020

 

2019

Anxiety: a New Relationship – November 2019

In Praise of Passion – May 2019

Return on Creative Investment – February 2019

2018

Commissions: Emotional Self-Management – December 2018

Navigating the Void – October 2018

Your Cheatin’ Heart – September 2018

What’s the Big Idea? – June 2018

Acts of Creativity Kindness – May 2018

Audience Relations – January 2018

 

2017

Seasonal Adaptive Determination – October 2017

The Boss of You – September 2017

The Vermeer Effect – August 2017

Holding the Tension – July 2017

The Temple of Creativity – June 2017

Performance Anxiety: Why So Scared? – May 2017