We learn from those around us

When we start out as aspiring writers or artists, we imagine that creativity is something that arrives in a magical dream. It is a gift that we are given to share with the world. Except it’s not. Despite what you may have read on the internet, creativity is not about50

Just because I give advice

Just because I give advice

Advice is one of those things that everyone loves to give but nobody likes to take. They also say, however, that there are two ways to learn something — from other people’s experiences or your own.  So unless you have the time and energy to make all the mistakes yourself,50

Follow your path, unless you're lost

Follow your path, unless…

Don’t be afraid to create your own path, as long as you know where you’re going 😉 “Follow your passion, stay true to yourself.  Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path, then by all means you should follow that.”50

Humorous Infographic map of the Creative Process

The Creative Process Map

[Click on the image to see a larger version] It’s about time that someone sat down and scientifically mapped out the entire creative process in order to make it easier for us creative types.  Although as I was following along the map, I got stuck in a traffic jam at50

That is Priceless…and Funny!

I just happened to stumble across this book in the art section at the bookstore today and ended up buying it because I was beginning to embarrass myself (more than usual I mean).  Now I’m not normally one of those laugh-out-loud type of person, but this book by blogger and50

snoopy quotes about love

All you need is love, but…

Although it may be true that love is all you need, a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. No reason to take chances 😉 “All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt” ~Charles Schulz  

Creative Process Timeline -You are Here

The Creative Process Timeline

Where are you in the creative process? At times it can feel like we’re the only one who gets lost along the creative path.  However as many of us know from experience, there’s a lot that can get in our way (including ourselves) as we travel down that long bumpy road50

Drink more coffee - Do stupid things faster

Drink More Coffee!

This inspiring bit of caffeinated humor has been floating around the internet for years, but it still makes me smile every time I see it!

Humor Infographic Color names according to the sexes

Color Names According to the Sexes

With apologies to some of our more visually gifted and discriminating male artists friends, you have to admit that this is at least a wee bit funny 😉 After recently spending several weekends wandering the soul-sucking home improvement stores staring at what appeared to be dozens of different shades of50