Capturing your Creative Ideas

A cliché with many meanings, for me: Get your creative juices flowing. As a writer or artist, where do you find your creative spark? I rarely find it just sitting behind my computer or camera. I need to get up, move around, observe, experience. For me, there has to be some sort of connection, a …

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#10MaD Release

I don’t always set an annual resolution. This year I was challenged to spend 10 minutes a day (#10MaD) with a goal in mind. I chose to spend time doing artistic pursuits, namely writing and photography. Much of my time has been spent writing, but the last week I have been doing several photography projects. …

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What is Your Excuse?

Wow-- it is way, way too easy to knock myself down before I even start writing. I have too many excuses for not actually starting that novel I have wanted to write. How do I start the process? Will it be good enough for anyone to read? Will I be confident enough to share it? …

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Who do you write for?

Who do you write your blog for? Your poems? Your stories? You or your potential readers? I sometimes toss this thought around if I am struggling to find a subject to write about, when writing for myself.  When working on a business assignment, the thought process is completely different for me. When I share my …

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