From Picture To Post (Or From Post To Picture)

One of the greatest joys of the creative process, at least for me, is surprise. Among other creative outlets, I write every day. Some days, I start with a clear idea as to what I want to write about. On other days, I simply start and wait to see what happens. In either case, what…

On Medium And Materials

We may have a vision for what we want to create, but the medium and the materials we are working with have a say as well. Between inspiration, intention, and creation, things often change, and the way that our work manifests may be totally different than what we first envisioned. This is part of the…

Share Your Ideas

“There’s never been a better time to have an idea. There’s never been a better time to be a writer, a singer, a speaker, a podcaster. There’s never been a better time to figure out how to help people than right now, but instead we spend an hour watching cat videos.”—Seth Godin A blog or…

It All Begins With A Spark (Or Many)

Me: I’m stuck, dear. What should I write about today? My Daughter: It’s your story. You can write about anything you want.* Quite often, creative work begins as a flicker of an idea, a spark if you will. Most ideas, like most sparks, if not tended to properly, if not given just the right amount…

Creativity Is A Process Of Discovery And Change

Creative outlets are not just important, but are essential in knowing who we are and what our individual point of view is. Art, regardless of the medium, is a process of both personal discovery and expression. Through the creative process we begin to unearth truths about ourselves that may have otherwise been left hidden to…