Inspiration strikes in strange and unexpected ways. But when it doesn’t strike, there are some tricks to juice it along.
Holiday greetings from Texas to all y’all. I’m anticipating some celebrating, aren’t you?
If only I could rev up my Time Machine for my historical fiction research. Instead, I made a few workarounds.
There’s more than one way to frame a photo.
If you’re a creative type, you already know this. But who doesn’t need this reminder, every now and then?
Who wouldn’t have fun at Austin’s Big Rock Candy Mountain? Here are the delights that await on the annual Weird Homes Tour.
Building on our own experiences and emotions creates the truest art we can make.
Your camera must always be ready to take in what your eyes can’t. But since it helps to be ready at the right time, here are three tips.
If you believe, as I do, that life is lived in the details, your camera must always be ready to take in what you can’t.
Some lessons apply equally well to photography and to life.
If you’ll give it a try, Scrivener can easily become your one love for organizing your research and writing.
If you’re querying agents or hunting jobs, you’re in it for the long haul. So how to succeed?
When every action yields a reaction, the choices become pretty important.
When inspiration doesn’t flow, I play the ‘What If?’ game in seven idea-stoking ways.
Your favorite posts from 2015 about the creative process revealed a thing or two about you.