Welcome the Flow State

Welcome the Flow State

Welcome the Flow State Being creative feels so good. Why don’t we all just go to that deep state of flow and stay there most of the time, most days? One important reason is that the flow state comes and goes. It’s not infinitely available. Is it possible to figure out...
Some Positives of Negative Space

Some Positives of Negative Space

Some Positives of Negative Space I was talking the other day with a friend and colleague who has been actively working to support her creativity. She’s been learning to maintain the creative buzz – the level of stimulation – at a manageable setting. With her...
Rest and Downtime – Two Creative Tools

Rest and Downtime – Two Creative Tools

Rest and Downtime – Two Creative Tools This is one way to rest.Image by butti_s from Pixabay Support your creativity with rest and downtime, which can be underestimated as creative tools. Instead of entertaining the widespread belief that we ought to be...
Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo

Halfway Through Nanowrimo How’s Nano going for me? I’m glad you asked. Here’s my report from halfway through National Novel Writing Month 2022. Unlike last year (my first Nano), this year I prepared more ahead of time, devoting hours in September and October to...
Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022

Get Yourself Ready for Nano 2022 Last fall I did my first-ever NaNoWriMo and I wrote about the experience here and here. I’m going to do it again this year. This is a pre-Nano blog for those considering participating. I’m already looking forward to November, and...