I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do.
- In an online writing class I took last month, I leaned about The Rolling Stones interview with Stephen King. If you are a writer or an artistic type or someone who wants to gain mastery in your field, you must read this.
- “Saying “no” has more creative power than ideas, insights and talent combined.” – Kevin Ashton, Are you putting your creative work first? “Creative People Say No” is an insightful look at the power of no and harnessing creativity.
- It is February and by now, those of you who made resolutions are now in the murky water of maybe I’ll try again in 2017. Mark Manson provides a interesting perspective in “Your Goals Are Overrated.” He makes a poignant distinction between habits and goals. Find out what 6 habits he thinks are non-negotiable.
- What does romance mean to you? The Cut offers an essay which might change your definition of the r-word. “What Romance Means After 10 Years of Marriage” by Heather Havrilesky is an important essay for all of us.
What were your favorite reads this week?