That block of uninterrupted time of which all creatives dream is inspiration magic.
Some background info on the collaborative effort going on over at Waterfront Writers… Let us know what you think about this process: creative, or recipe for chaos? Writing Collaboration or Mad Libs Mayhem?
I enjoy spending time with people, talking and sharing ideas, laughing, being outdoors, EATING, drinking wine or brew… but by nature, I’m more the lone wolf. My grandmother taught me as a little person how to entertain myself. I have enough reading materials to keep me busy a couple of lifetimes, and enough writing ideas…… Continue reading Writerly Collaboration
Last Thursday was my son’s birthday, and he wanted to go see a movie. In a theater, not in our house. I could only dig in my heels slightly when he said he wanted to see “Man of Steel.” After all… it was his birthday, so I had to be a good sport and push down my desire… Continue reading Man of Steel: Have All the Good Stories Already Been Told?
I am all about taking care of Mother Earth and better stewardship and doing my part. I own an energy-efficient washing machine and dryer. I even received a tax credit for purchasing appliances that were “energy star” or some-such. Joke is on me. And I’m sure I’ve more than spent that credit… on the electric… Continue reading Energy Efficient Appliances… Is it Me?
I wonder how long it will be until pharmaceutical companies conjure up a little pill to end creative slumps. Here is my creative contribution, a medical term they can latch onto: creatile dysfunction. I am at present experiencing creatile dysfunction. My symptoms are: racing thoughts about getting through the holidays, inability to concentrate on anything more creative than… Continue reading Doctor, I’m Experiencing Creatile Dysfunction