Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Dealing (Poorly) With the Current Societal Energy Drain

Dealing (Poorly) With the Current Societal Energy Drain

I have to admit something today: I am really struggling. I feel totally depleted of energy. I have no creative will. I’m sad and anxious. Why? The answers lie mostly outward from myself. I am sick over the current state […]

Continue Reading

Touchstones: Shifting Focus

Touchstones: Shifting Focus

My focus is gone. It fled sometime last week, so if you see it, please send it back! But thanks to certain touchstones, I’ve been able to get a lot done. The more tired or the more stressed I am, […]

Continue Reading

Writing to Theme

Writing to Theme

Sometimes, writing fantasy feels like writing without rules. No restrictions – anything is possible. I used to balk at the idea of writing to a theme someone else set; I wanted to write my story, after all. But I’ve found that […]

Continue Reading

Halloween: My Favorite Time of Year

Halloween: My Favorite Time of Year

So today: Halloween and quite possibly my favorite holiday. I love the decorations and costumes, and of course the candy. But I love more than just the peripherals; I love the creativity behind it all. Halloween is like the patron […]

Continue Reading

Creating Creativity

Creating Creativity

Creativity spawns creativity. I always – somehow – manage to forget that until it happens in a big way. Over the weekend, I participated my theatre troupe’s annual 24-Hour Play Festival. Fifth anniversary edition! And we had about 50 people participate as […]

Continue Reading

10 Inexpensive Ways to Feed Writing That Aren’t Writing

10 Inexpensive Ways to Feed Writing That Aren’t Writing

I love talking about ways to feed writing. Nourishing creativity is hard because western culture so frequently devalues it – I always feel like I should be doing something else. I push experiences as a way to feed creativity and […]

Continue Reading