Life of a Creative-Part 16

In my experience, creativity can bring pleasure, but it also taps into anger and fear and frustration and revenge. For …

Life of a Creative-Part 15

  When one begins to entertain the idea of being a writer, they may shuffle through their choices. Novelists can …

Life of a Creative-Part 14

  I recently posted on social media that a friend of mine is adamant that she “walk the talk”. Something …

Life of a Creative-Part 13

I remember when the storyline of my first novel, Of Gifts and the Goddess, was in my mind. The opening …

Life of a Creative-Part 12

How do we write? “I own my own mind. I claim my thoughts. My mouth and the words I say …

Life of a Creative-Part 11

  “Writing is not an enigma. It is a sport. Apply what you know of tennis, football, or swimming to …

Life of a Creative-Part 10

In my exploration of the craft of writing, and in investigating how others engage in the process of creating, I …

Life of a Creative-Part 8

“What’s it like to write? What goes through your mind when you’re writing? I mean, do you use people you …

Life of a Creative-Part 7

Natalie Goldberg, in her book Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life, has listed many ways that writers can engage in …