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Artist Dates: Remembering What Makes Your Heart Sing

“It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.” – Paul Cezanne

Yesterday I went to the art supply store. 349 more words


It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint -- Ten Tips for Avoiding Creative Burnout

How do you pace yourself when your creative life is on a very fast train, destination unknown?

I don’t know about you, but when there are too many things going on I get all buzzy and frantic inside, and my brain turns to mush.   628 more words


Only Everything

I ask the Muse what it requires of me, and how to Dance this Dream we share. 

The Muse replies—

“You must receive everything into the depths of your unshielded soul— 45 more words


Keeping it Real: Is there generosity, honesty and truth in your work?

Do you allow yourself to be vulnerable–to explore your deepest truths in your work?

It strikes me that what makes any work of art, performance, or story great is that it is fundamentally true. 273 more words


Challenge: Create Every Day for 30 Days

Are you up for a challenge?

For the next thirty days, go create something. Every day. It doesn’t matter what. Make art,  music, stories, photographs, beautiful meals, gardens, a new business…anything. 49 more words


The Hungry Muse: Embracing Defiant Optimism, Silliness and Joy

My muse (and maybe yours) requires a special diet. I learned the hard way that mine, at least, needs to be fed decidedly non-serious things or it starves. 458 more words