Creative Life

Paper Flower Mania!

You may have heard that I’m getting married! In fact, the big day is less than a month away!!!!!!!!!!! (That’s right, bring on the exclamation points!). I’ve been obsessed with wedding planning. It’s true. As a result, I haven’t been consistent with this blog in the past six months, for which I apologize. The wedding is my…

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Account For Your Time!

I’ve been posting a lot about how to re-claim your creativity and account for your creative time. The following exercises are a great way for you to really dig in and be honest with yourself. What are your priorities? How does your use of time reflect those priorities? Exercise #1: Your Priorities and Your Time…

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Nurturing the Creative Life

I didn’t attend the New York SCBWI Conference this past weekend. Yes, it’s true. (Sometimes you’ve got to nurture your creative life and get down to writing. Plus I was just at a 10 day VCFA residency…). Sara Zarr was the keynote speaker at the SCBWI Conference in New York, and I hear she was…

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