Posts by Devani Alderson

Authorpreneur – Coffee Break

What is an Authorpreneur? Selling books, especially fiction books, is no walk in the park. Unless the park is on fire, molten lava is spreading like the Black Plague, and the rocks you’re hoping on are melting as you make your escape.  So what’s this “Authorpreneur” thing?  Well firstly, it’s not just another obnoxious word…

The Creative Life with Gabriela Masala

Today’s guest is an author, recording artist, and entrepreneur with a Masters degree in Culture and Creation Spirituality, and a concentration in Art as Meditation. Gabriela Masala is a coach, facilitator, and consultant who integrates holistic energetic healing and universal wisdom with contemplative expressive arts and energy medicine. Serving clients from decades of experience along…

Daily Habits of Successful People – Audio Article

Habits of Creative People Let’s face it; creative minds tend to wander.  We’ve learned from our own experience, as well as that of many successful creators, that it’s the daily habits of successful people that make all the difference. More often than not, creatives resist constraints and schedules with a preference for free-flowing. We can…

Author & Intuitive Counseling with Jill Sylvester

Today we’re joined by mental health therapist, intuitive counselor, fiction, and non-fiction author, and product creator, Jill Sylvester!   With a holistic bent, focused on life and wellness counseling, Jill has successfully guided hundreds of clients in private practice in the area of personal development. Her goal is to help people raise the bar for…

How to Make Money as an Artist and Creator – Audio Article

You’re probably here because you’re wondering how to make money as an artist. If you’ve always been told that “you can’t make money as an artist”, take heart. It’s not true. You can join the ranks of the many who are… if you’re serious about your art. The fact that there are thousands of successful…

Conceptual Prompts ~ Audio Article

Kinds of  Creative Prompts What are Technical Prompts? A technical prompts is an instruction within guidelines toward developing a specific skill in the topical field. Technical prompts are assignments for specific kinds of work or practices. Examples include creative writing prompts to help develop writing skills, or drawing prompts many of which include particular subjects,…

Legendary Impact – Gratitude Break

We’re bringing back Gratitude Breaks because… The world needs more gratitude. And “behind closed doors” we’re always raving about people and companies that we like, trust, and follow. Today’s gratitude goes to Tom Bilyeu, the co-founder of Impact Theory! We’ve been following Tom for years and his story is both incredible but also practical. If…

Integrative Therapy Coach – Jamie Lerner

Our guest today practices integrative therapy that she calls an integrative approach to wellbeing.  Jamie Lerner she coaches her clients in moving beyond past constraints and into their own wisdom and empowering future. Jamie says she has an insatiable appetite for pleasure, beauty, and joy and often refers to herself as a true “pleasure junkie.”…

Cringe Marketing and Why we Shared this – Coffee Break

Our Love-Hate Relationship with Marketing We call it “cringe marketing”. We’ve all experienced it. None of us like the feeling of being sold, and yet selling—and buying—happens all the time. It turns out that marketing is important.  But how we sell is also important. In this Coffee Break episode we wanted to share a recap…

Knowledge Without College ~ Coffee Break

The Age of Autodidactism One of our favorite quotes: “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” ~multiple sources 1)https://quoteinvestigator.com/2010/09/25/schooling-vs-education/ If you’ve followed our content for awhile, you’ll know that we’re big on education and learning. However, also equally passionate about alternative education. With eLearning, workshops, and mentoring options available through the internet, education…

Daily Creative Prompts and Challenges ~ Coffee Break

Want daily creative prompts? This year we’ve hosted three challenges in our community, and they’ve been a blast! And… We’re hosting another one in May! We’ve been so inspired with the creativity, art, writing, and community that is growing from these challenges! Several of our members have inquired about details. Conversation Topic: Creative 30-day challenges…

Printful Review: Pros and Cons – Audio Article

Updated 4/13/19: This Printful review will cover the pros and cons we’ve found in using Printful’s custom design platform. You’ll find screenshots and video as well toward providing a comprehensive review of this print-on-demand (POD) service. Creative branded products using your art and creativity is one way to generate revenue as a creator. We have tons…

Writing Coach, Entrepreneur, Author – Lisa Tener

Our guest today is an award-winning book writing coach, publishing coach, author and international speaker on writing and publishing. Lisa Tener assists writers in all aspects of the writing process and has coached clients to 5 and 6-figure book deals. Lisa’s clients have gone on to partner with over a dozen publishers, including HarperCollins, Simon…

Creating Space ~ Coffee Break

Space… the final frontier. *Cue the music!* Star Trek had it so right.  In fact, The Final Frontier speech has a new inspiring twist when listening to it from the angle of exploring creativity: “Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out…