Inspiration strikes in strange and unexpected ways. But when it doesn’t strike, there are some tricks to juice it along.
If only I could rev up my Time Machine for my historical fiction research. Instead, I made a few workarounds.
If you’re a creative type, you already know this. But who doesn’t need this reminder, every now and then?
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’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.
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When you get off the beaten path, Texas shows you its hidden treasures.
Inspiration is everywhere. But motivation has a misunderstood, trickier aspect to it.
I won’t let a closed door hinder me. I’ll take aim for a photo opp instead.
The photography Muse summons me whenever vivid color, hard shadows and bright light make a pattern.
There are discoveries to be made on the way to any destination, if you’re on the lookout.
Why do writers have such a love-hate relationship with their writing devices?