I strive to offer my experiences as an independent creator with the perspective of a veteran beginner. Whenever I can teach or share, I write an article for my blog, Scribtotum.
scrihb-tote-um (Noun): A portmanteau combining the words “scribe” (writer) and “totum” (roughly Latin for “the whole thing”). Borrowed / adapted from the word “factotum” (one who does all kinds of work) to mean “one who writes on all kinds of subject matter.”
Between the expectations of genre and bland uniformity, there’s a lot of room to be irreplaceable if you have the courage to both listen to, and use, your own vision.
Introducing 90 Days To You, an exercise to help synchronize your vision of yourself with reality. The result: improved self-awareness, stronger empathy, and ultimately, better writing!
Presenting Scribtotum, a blog to help writers and creators stay human while creating a successful and healthy writing life. Click the title to read more about what you can expect!
When you’re committed to making things you can sell, how can you create under conditions of extreme stress and anxiety?
Independent creators: do you have a statement of ethics? Learn how a public statement of your principles and ethics can help build community and attract friends and fans to your work.
I’ve got big plans to meet big goals as a DIY, independent creative entrepreneur in 2015. The what, the why, and the how are all spelled out in this post!
Lots of folks are reading The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer. I did, too. Here’s my take on this memoir / how-to / inspirational hybrid book.
I post my gross earnings as an independent author and creator. If you’re an indie author or otherwise make some or all of your living as an independent creator, I challenge you to do the same. Here’s why…
You’re an indie author. You have a website, of course. Optimize it to be the best indie author website it can be.