When someone comes to me to get ‘unstuck’, I invite them to identify their Creative Edge. This gives us a way to consciously develop our craft and advance our work, on our terms. If you’re like me, you tend to be ‘all over the place’ with your ideas and possibilities. The Creative Edge gives us […]
Join us for Best Creative Year, a live, online workshop on Thursday, January 14th, 2021. We’ll set the stage for a fabulous year with our creativity in clear focus. All the details are here.
Cynthia’s favorite movies, books, podcasts, artists, and journalists from 2020. Read the book titles aloud as a list poem. Tell me your faves! Leave a comment with some faves or link to your list.
It’s the time of year when I have a lot on my plate. I get to work with my 1:1 coaching clients and my Atelier clients. I have a great group of people in my Devoted Writer workshop. I just launched a private art studio space where I invite patrons into my art process. And […]
I received a notice recently from my web host. In the email, I saw that I had registered the domain on September 3rd, 2000. A twenty-year-old web site, imagine that! With the help of the Way Back Machine, I was able to go back in time and gather images of my website through the years. […]
You may know that I am a notebook geek. I use notebooks* to gather ideas, process feelings, make plans, and stay on track with my projects. I’ve tried digital systems for these things. But I already spend plenty of time looking at a screen, and I prefer to dream and plan offscreen. Right now, I […]
It’s always fun to talk with Mark McGuinness, a creativity and productivity coach in the UK. And it was a true honor to be a guest on his podcast, The 21st Century Creative. Check out our conversation on writing and book writing.
Making decisions is often like a sweaty wrestling match with no clear winner. We grapple with what we want alongside our insecurities. We question our capacity and our abilities. We poll everyone we know to get a quick answer. I’m in this position as I look forward to my art-making. I feel ready to go […]
Robin Salcido has a great podcast for women over the age of 50. She’s on a mission to rewrite the story that women’s lives aren’t interesting or valuable after a certain age. I was honored to be a guest on her podcast. Check out the episode here and find out how I met and eventually […]
You’ve heard the expression, “How you do one thing is how you do everything.” I think that it could also be true that how you avoid one thing is how you avoid everything. The American Way of systemic racism and economic injustice have been exposed in ways I can no longer turn away from. I’ve […]