Since the election, when I've been thinking about how to best be of service during this time, I've heard a little voice in my head say, "Help the healers." At first, this didn't make sense to me, and then I thought about how divided we are as a nation. How the election has caused some … Continue reading Calling all healers
"Creativity comes from limits, not freedom." ~ Jon Stewart If we were watching a TV show, or movie about two friends, one who was considered to be "creative" and the other who was not, we would probably see them be portrayed very differently. The "creative" character would be easygoing and wearing a loose, colorful, or … Continue reading Why having a schedule might make you a better writer (and blogger)
As I've been working my way through 20 days of prompts from Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration, a WordPress Blogging U e-course, and getting my blogging groove back, I'm reminded of all the things I need to do to get my fingers on the keyboard each day. Some days are easy, but most days there are … Continue reading Navigating Creativity’s “Prickles”
I've never found a chair that facilitates my writing. It's one of the reasons I don't like to work in cafes, offices, or most co-working spaces. But give me a couch, a chaise lounge, or a day bed where I can stretch out my legs and boom: the words start to flow. A couch like … Continue reading Where do you create best?
It's been so long since I've written here that my blogging joints feel stiff and creaky. To stretch my blogging muscles, I've signed up to receive a blogging prompt each day for 20 days from Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration, a WordPress.com Blogging U e-course. Even though I coach and teach others how to blog, it … Continue reading I Blog Because . . .