It starts with an idea. A spark. Inspiration. Like attending a creative arts conference or a lego art exhibit. That was my summer. Then it's about building in the routine.
Saying "I don't have the time" is most of the time and for most people an excuse, not an actuality. It's simply a matter of reprioritizing. But, that is not true for everyone. That is not true all of the time.
But in juggling all the things, I’ve learned a few tips I thought I’d pass along. If you feel like you’re bombing your resolutions, it’s okay. Let’s reset. Let’s take another month to figure it out, and I won’t tell anybody. Here’s my step by step process to prioritizing. I did it back when I got serious about my writing, and routinely I’ve re-evaluated and adjusted from there. It might help you.
At first: Don't make it perfect. Make it wild. Make it experimental. Make it fun. Make it imaginative. Make it risky. Make it yours. Perfect can come later. For now, just make it. ~~~ Hey yo, I post creative & dreamerly tips like this on my Patreon. If ya need a burst of inspiration,… Continue reading Tip for Creating: Don’t make it perfect
My Patreon is for two types of people. 1. Do you believe in my dream? If you've been following me awhile, maybe you've bought in wholeheartedly to what I'm doing. Maybe when you say you believe in me, you actually believe in me. If that's you: Do you believe in my dream, like that my… Continue reading Creative coaching for just $2/month
Ignite Peoria is a creative arts event in my city. It's happened a few years now, but this was my first year attending. Of course I had to dress creatively for the event, and had to get a picture of my fun outfit: It's not quite like most creative arts fairs where you attend and… Continue reading Ignite Peoria & 500 wishes
Creativity isn't finite. The more you give, the more you have. That's a philosophy I want to live by, and Ksenia does too. Ksenia Anske sends cards with personalized stories to her readers. So when she sent one for my writers' group, I volunteered to facilitate our writers prompt and had everyone write her a… Continue reading Stories on why we create
My friend was going to do a writing experiment, but was worried I as her writing coach wouldn't approve. So I sent her a comprehensive list of all the experiments I disapprove of. If you're thinking of experimenting with your writing, here's a cautionary look at what experiments to avoid. Oh no, you’re doing an… Continue reading 10 writing experiments to avoid
Unless you're in the Incredibles of course 🙂 When my sister said it was superhero day for my Lil Niece (world, meet niece 1 of 3), it was way past halloween and she was just going to drop by the store and look for a cape the night before. Of course they don't have a pink… Continue reading Superhero divas need a cape
I don't need an Elf on a Shelf. My Christmas tree is my own gift guard, and she makes less of a mess. Meet Delilah. You can see her adventures (or misadventures) on my facebook and twitter under #DelilahTales. Delilah's Christmas tree outfit didn't just happen. Last year I had a test case (that turned… Continue reading My Christmas tree guards the gifts