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 a variety of subjects.”
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.
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July 13, 2018: Let's take a fresh look at why neo-patronage, specifically through the Patreon platform, is a great way for independent creators to build community, foster engagement, and add a reliable revenue stream for their creative endeavors.
June 13, 2018: A short list of the podcasts and websites I look to these days for inspiration, ideas, and insight into the creative process.
May 27, 2018: In which I describe the rituals, habits, and practices I employ to stave off anxiety and depression so that I can lead the most productive creative life possible. I explain how diet, exercise, and a specific mindset can help you do the same.
May 8, 2018: WorkFlowy is a free, cross-platform, mobile friendly outliner and "offboard brain." I use it for writing and managing my writing, creativity, and productivity. Read on to find out why I think it's one of the best tools to build a productive and healthy writing life!
April 22, 2018: Solitude is an important part of building a healthy, balanced creative writing life. Find out why you must take alone time despite how hard it can be, and read how I learned that lesson.
April 11, 2018: Writers and other creators need a mailing list to build a dedicated community of friends and fans. Let me tell you why, compare two of my favorite mailing list service providers, and reveal the one I use... and share how you can use your own mailing list.