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Turning something into something else...

I knew that when the New Year started, I was going to kick off my creative juices doing something different but useful, possibly reusing something I already have, turning one thing into another. 179 more words


Take A Walk

This past week, I (Dana) spent several hours-in three different painstakingly long sessions-finishing up the final edits of a short story being submitted into an upcoming anthology. 282 more words


My Creativity IV Drip: Madeleine L'Engle Herself

While recovering from my summer vacation heart attack last July in the small Colorado western slope town where I lived when my children were small, I stumbled upon hidden treasure on the bookshelf of my dear friend’s guest room. 187 more words


What Writers Owe To Themselves

Writers—Do you do some of your best thinking in the shower? Typically, my best ideas come to me at the most inopportune moments when I do not have paper and pencil handy, like when I’m commuting or observing something with a cart full of groceries or taking a walk through the neighborhood. 469 more words

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Sweatshirt Upcycle Part 2

Hey guys! So yesterday I showed you the first part of my sweatshirt upcycle. Today, I was supposed to show you the finished product. However, small setback. 323 more words




~ The Moon trines Uranus and just after midnight, things start to flow more smoothly. The creative juices open up new channels; especially if you can let it gush in the direction of its choice. 276 more words


Four Lessons from a Nine-Year-Old on Writing Picture Books

1. After she’s done some of her “official” homework, Tina produces her “other” work: a book of paper of various colors and a two-page spread of pencil drawings. 507 more words