Unstopping the Block


Deconstructing the Artist

As of this Sunday, I will have completed my second time through The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Once again I feel my creative blocks falling away. I believe it is much easier to write than to not write. I have realized the amount of time and energy I put into not writing becomes productive […]

April 30, 2015

Must All Artists Be Mad?


Deconstructing the Artist

Let’s begin deconstructing the stigmas and stereotypes about artists. Here’s one – not all artists write all night. Many sleep instead. Nor are most people able to write a novel while on their lunch break at their 9-5 job. In fact, most artists are better off working hours that are not 9-5. To back me […]

April 21, 2015

When The Internet Seems Unhelpful


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I haven’t been on my schedule lately because, as with most people, a holiday, even one you only sorta celebrate, brings a whole lot.  A whole lot of people, food, board games, social outings, talking, hiking, and drinking. This is just a pop in to say that when the internet seems unhelpful or unfriendly or […]

April 5, 2015

Proud Beginner


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I was talking with some people recently about being a beginner. I have always been a champion of the idea that you can start anything at any age. There’s a quote I love that says: Question: Do you know how old I’ll be by the time I learn to play the piano? Answer: The same […]

April 2, 2015