My studio desk today: lovely flower coworkers from my garden, notebook, letters to students, and a sample of my new project: the Major Mojo Card Deck!
Write every day!! I love this new notebook I got from @twohandspaperie I chose the dot grid paper for the interior. I think I will use this for my daily writing in October. Who wants to write with me daily? Join The Devoted Writer; link in profile.
It’s that back-to-school feeling where I get the urge to settle in with books and notebooks and plans. The lifelong learner in me loves to engage with a project or course of study. What are you studying? What is your creative focus for autumn? Say you are starting back at school now, and you want to […]
Want to play with watercolor this summer? I’m part of 21 Secrets Just Add Water online watercolor class. It begins July 9th and lasts 10 short, beautiful summer days. Each day hosts a different teacher, so you’ll get a variety of processes and perspectives to help you enjoy creative play this summer. My class is […]
I recently checked my calendar and noticed something exciting. In the first week of July, there are zero appointments on my calendar! Now, I love coaching the 60-some clients I am working with this year. I love getting on Zoom calls and helping professional artists and budding writers build lives around their creativity. And…I love […]
What does it mean to chill? To step out of the fray, the urgent drive of efficiency and doing. To relax, to play, to respond to your own inner rhythms instead of the demands of the world. Chilling is vital to our creativity. I’ve seen this with myself and my clients. We like getting things […]
Summer is my favorite season. I always want to do and savor so much! Time outside, play time, garden time, swim time…and yet it seems to zoom by so fast. For years I have hosted various summer games to help us really savor summer. We’ve had the Summer Thrills Scavenger Hunt and the Capture the […]
There’s almost nothing more exciting than planning for a trip. It’s fun considering options, researching the location and imagining all adventures I’ll have. But we often set out on a trip with the wrong focus. We make elaborate plans of what we will see, do and eat. Yet we forget to get clear on what […]
Years ago, when I first became a coach, I wrote an article called Creativity: Why Bother? It outlined 12 ways creativity impacts our lives, even if you don’t become rich and famous from your creative labors. I loved that article and still do. But recently I have gone through another real-time experience of why my […]
It’s that time again, the 100 Day Project! The 100 Day Project is a free community project inspired by Elle Luna. There’s no need to sign up, nothing to join. It starts April 3rd, and all that is required is to do something every day for 100 days. You could write daily for 15 minutes […]