THE STAGE 32 BLOG Subscribe

Welcome to the Stage 32 Blog. Browse the archive, browse by tags, or search to get started...

5 Ways Writing Helped Me Overcome Stress

People from all works of life live with stress, which has sometimes led to other more serious health issues. This is a personal account of how writing helped me cope with and manage stress. Corporate Background I worked as an accountant for several years in a company with offices in multiple countries and clients in different time zones. This was challenging enough in the best of times because of the fast-paced environment and the inherent pressures of the profession. But also at the w…

4 Ways to Overcome Criticism & Keep Writing

Whenever you put yourself or your work out to the world, you open yourself up for criticisms from strangers and people you know alike. Sometimes the criticisms are harsh enough to convince you to pander to the critic's opinion even if it's not your authentic self, play it safe or even give up on the whole idea. The following experiences have helped me over the years to overcome and push forward. A Tale of Two Poems The very first work I put out to the public was a poem about "Love" nea…

6 Valuable Lessons for Screenwriters Everywhere

Talented writers sometimes start off creating unique and authentic stories, then it tapers off into garden variety offerings. It can sometimes be challenging to continue producing good content due to the pressures of deadlines and the ever increasing demand for good content. These 6 approaches have helped me remain true to myself.     1. Be Authentic! Be Yourself This seems obvious, but it can be hard to remain true to yourself when it appears like the rest of the world a…

register for stage 32 Register / Log In