Tag Archives: Creativity

Planting the Seed

Yesterday was the Vernal Equinox, the first day of spring, and the beginning of the rebirth of life in the Northern Hemisphere. I always feel so optimistic in the spring. As the trees bud and the daffodils and tulips are starting to pop out of the ground in my yard, I am reminded that all… Read More »

What Do You Value?

Recently I was reading the book The Creative Compass by Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada. The focus of the book revolves around the creative process when it comes to writing, especially writing fiction. I’m always fascinated by over peoples’ creative process, and thought Millman’s would be an intriguing one to get to know. I found… Read More »

Get Down to Work

As much as I said I don’t like New Year’s resolutions, it’s hard to resist the urge to start a new page for the New Year. I had small goals but grand visions of what I could accomplish. It’s easy to envision a new life over the holidays. Many of the normal responsibilities of life… Read More »

New Year 2016

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 day book. Write a good one.” –Brad Paisley Like many people, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is a time for reflection on the year that is just finishing and thinking about what I want to achieve in the New Year. I’m not necessarily… Read More »

Spread Love

I keep forgetting how many haters there are in this world. One only needs to peruse Facebook, the comments on any article on a news site, or Twitter to figure this out. Yet, somehow, I still find it frustrating. I have spent the day defending slow runners from haters on Facebook. Too many people have… Read More »

Generating Ideas: Journaling

Writers write. Painters paint. Singers make music. Although they are different disciplines, they have one thing in common: they all create something out of nothing. And one of the questions that get asked of creatives, no matter the discipline, is, “Where do you get your ideas?” Most creatives hate this question because there are no… Read More »