#Collaboreads: Looking for Alaska

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 13 Comments
Looking for Alaska: a #collaboreads review

Welcome to July’s #collaboreads, the casual book club linkup that’s as close to drinking wine with friends on your living room floor as you’re ever going to get online. Head over to Amber or Rachel‘s sites to see the linkup and check out what everyone else is reading! *This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for […]

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Coffee Talk: Find Your Small Inspiration

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 3 Comments

One of the first books I read this year was Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist (affiliate link). It’s a book about finding faith, comfort, and purpose in the ordinary—an idea that grows nearer and dearer to my heart by the day. Some of Shauna’s ideas have stayed with me since then, percolating in my mind […]

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How to Find Your Best Creative Process

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 3 Comments
5 Tips for Finding Your Best Creative Process // Because the creative process that works for everyone else might not be the one that works for YOU.

One of my earliest forays into the creative world was circa age six, when I teamed up with my cousin to create riveting “magazines” with the help of Disney Magic Artist. (Such advanced software. Such entrepreneurial spirit. We were prodigies.) My creative process was simple back then: think of a really cool idea, then go […]

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7 Ways to Organize Your Creative Space

Posted on: July 8th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 10 Comments
7 Ways to Organize Your Creative Space

If you’re anything like me, your workspace looks like a hot mess 90% of the time. It’s easy for me to be ok with this.  Most of the time I just shrug and look past the mess. After all, I work here. Doesn’t that mean my desk is allowed to be messy? Yes. And no. […]

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Reading for Writers

Posted on: July 4th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks No Comments
Reading for Writers: A resource roundup to help writers and creatives improve their craft. Featuring ways to schedule your writing time, how to stick to a new writing habit, the difference between editing and revising, and more.

Welcome to Reading for Writers, the monthly resource roundup for anyone who spends time crafting their words. Enjoy a relaxing morning with these reads from the web before heading out to enjoy sunshine and fireworks (for my American buddies). If you won’t be celebrating America’s birthday today, enjoy a relaxing morning anyway. “There are too […]

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