• @ My Writing Desk,  Artisan Studio

    Creativity: A Definition

    According to Wikipedia, CREATIVITY is the phenomenon where something new and somehow valuable is formed. I love this definition because it is so far from what I consider to be the definition of creativity. One of the things I love…

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    Planning & Executing

    For the last two weeks, I’ve been creating a plan. A concrete plan. It’s not that I’ve gone into the new year before, but it has been rare that I have taken time to sit down and put together a…

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    IDEAS + CHALLENGES + PRACTICE

    When I was teaching high school creative writing, I constantly heard, “I can’t figure out what to write about.” It is difficult for some people to realize the wealth of ideas that surround them. Some days find me sitting at…