Art Journal Prompts

A blank page can be intimidating. Hundreds of blank pages bound lovingly into a journal can be even more so! This weekend I'm presenting 30-minute workshops on how to get started with Art Journaling. It'll be a crash course, without much hands-on time, so I'll mostly be sharing resources and tools. Here are some: Tools … Continue reading Art Journal Prompts

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Permission

I didn’t get the job. I applied for a marketing position at a local arts advocacy group, and made it to the final 2 candidates in what seemed to be an extremely competitive process, considering I had three interviews with a total of six different people. The job itself came to me by serendipity. I … Continue reading Permission

Work in Progress

  The tatt tatt tatt on the window pane,  it's a sound that's different from all this rain. The tatt tatt tatt on the window screen is coming from the biggest bug I've ever seen.   Some mornings things just click. My writing session is great, I come up with something that excites me. I … Continue reading Work in Progress

Bad Breakup

I imagine if you are going through a break-up, the Timehop App is not your friend. Particularly if that break-up had years of good before it, lots of memories tucked away in every social media outlet. I felt that way today, when I did my morning phone routine. Instagram, Facebook, Weather, Missed Texts, and Timehop. … Continue reading Bad Breakup

Rejection

My year of rejection is coming along swimmingly. Amazing how giving myself a goal to be rejected has actually helped motivate me. What I have to keep telling myself is, none of this rejection is personal. So what does it matter to press send, or mail off another copy of my short stories? The flush … Continue reading Rejection