WATCH: Rejection sucks - but this trio of creative women show that when someone closes the door on you, the best answer is sometimes to kick down the wall and build your own door for others to enter.
They come in different shapes and sizes - but Verity Johnson's helping you find the sledgehammer you need to move past the walls that hold you back halfway through a creative project.
Feel like you're held hostage by the pressure of living up to your potential? Verity Johnson's battled this all-too-common demon and has put together a roadmap to victory.
The Mayor didn't even mention the arts as Auckland Council's budget debate got serious. Verity Johnson explains why she reckons that's a good thing and asks are we seeing the real Wayne Brown?
Verity Johnson on the art of rambunctious revival and what all creative genres can learn from Auckland Arts Festival headliner Blanc de Blanc.
It's the most frustrating stage of the creative cycle - but Verity Johnson tells you why that restlessness is so important and how to lean into it.
Making the move from creative to management - no matter what your practice - can be harder than you think. Verity Johnson looks into what to do when the fun is replaced by forms.
Doing it right - How to use sex in your art in a way that’s not totally cringeworthy, from an experienced sex columnist and creative producer.
What happens when the passion runs dry in your creative passion project? Verity Johnson has tackled this issue head on with an important realisation.
Are you misdiagnosing your struggle for creative inspiration? Verity Johnson has an important revelation for you.
When you put your work or thoughts online - the threat of online trolls and cynics can be crippling. Verity Johnson gives a raw insight into how if affected her & how she finally found a way out.
Panicked by the need to achieve young? Verity Johnson looks into where the pressures come from - and whether it rings true for creatives.