Author Sophfronia Scott on positive and negative incentives. What motivates you, the “carrot” or the “stick”?
Author Sophfronia Scott on the difference between hope being somewhere off in a vague future, and hope being in a very powerful present moment.
Author Sophfronia Scott on how what you loved when you were little can guide your creative life now, and even bring back a lost sense of self.
Author Sophfronia Scott on how taking time off may be the most ambitious thing you can do for your work.
Author Sophfronia Scott reports from the Alma College MFA in Creative Writing summer residency on how writers—and everyone else—can step into the unknown of post-lockdown in this pandemic world.
Author Sophfronia Scott managing the huge expectations that can come from big projects like a book or the start of the Alma College MFA in Creative Writing program.
Author Sophfronia Scott on the wisdom of asking for help and support.
Why it’s important to write your words, regardless of whether or not you think people want to hear them.