It's not until you've spent hours, days, or weeks meticulously crafting something that makes absolutely no sense to anyone but you, that know what it truly means to be creative.
I keep trying to go to bed early - like, 9:30 or 10pm. My goal this week was to back off the late nights because it was making me crabby and I was waking up exhausted. Ahhhhhhhhhh precious sleep. But it's more of a challenge than I thought. Because even though we get the kids … Continue reading I Keep Trying to Go to Bed Early
Cool words I made up. Because they sound cool. Hopkinton (town) Skokie Republic of Orphans Kruz Dirk Lester Heath Ogdensburg Dritton Kronedale Gritgrom Falls Old Cricking Dropcage Arleah Senecane Indin Orloy Heglan Peerniah Jonk Blookie After a while I can't tell if they sound good anymore...
And now we know why I'm so goddamn creative.
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations" - Orson Welles What do you think this quote means? I find this fascinating because I always work better within constraints whether it's songwriting, novelist-ing, or creating art. I have a hard time creating something from absolutely nothing. But I think most writers/artists would say that … Continue reading What Does This Mean?
Yep, I pretty much said it all in the title. My daughter and I took a little joyride to the thrift store today - a Saturday activity I like to indulge in when I can find the time - and we found lots of fun little gems that we just had to display for everyone. Of … Continue reading It’s a Thrift Store Fashion Show!
It's not like I've been doing it terribly long, ya know? Well, I guess since Kindergarten...but I didn't start really writing until high school and then I dove into poetry, short stories, and primarily songwriting. Then I went off to college to focus on songwriting which was such a passion once upon a time (it still … Continue reading I Don’t Mean to Brag, But…I’m a Shitty Writer
"To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong." - Joseph Chilton Pearce, Writer
What does creation feel like to you? This question fascinates me because we have amazing artists and writers everywhere - from painters and novelists to engineers and architects. And my guess is that we all share the same adoration for the feeling of creating something new and amazing - and yet I'm betting this process … Continue reading The Feeling of Creation