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?
Building on our own experiences and emotions creates the truest art we can make.
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.
Your favorite posts from 2015 about the creative process revealed a thing or two about you.
Gathering Christmas traditions, family, friends and good cheer: my wish for you.
Inspiration is everywhere. But motivation has a misunderstood, trickier aspect to it.
Looking closely at what’s not so obvious always rewards the observer.
There are discoveries to be made on the way to any destination, if you’re on the lookout.
Required prerequisite for fiction writers: Embrace your dual gifts.
Take a walk and keep your iPhone handy, because there’s always another picture around the bend.