Blog :: A Creative Life

I lost touch with my creativity once and vowed I would never let that happen again. In this blog you'll find my musings on creativity—my experiences as a recovering creative, how creativity can get blocked, resources on how to nurture it and the ways I am regularly practicing my own creativity. I've also been known to stray slightly off topic now and again, but I figure that's a writer's prerogative.

Artist Diary: January Round-Up

posted: January 30, 2016

I have a tendency to work on a few too many projects simultaneously. I’ll flit back and forth between them—finish this one, drop that one, pick up something entirely new. It keeps my creative time very diverse, but it’s not … read more

Muses, Money and Big Magic

posted: January 24, 2016

I started listening to Elizabeth Gilbert’s audiobook, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, late last September when it first came out. I think I even pre-ordered it through my audiobook subscription service because I was so eager to get my … read more

The Henna Experiment

posted: August 30, 2015

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks! How many times has this thought sprung to mind when you’ve contemplated learning something new? It’s too late for me to pick up a guitar. It’s too late for me to try … read more

The Career I Didn’t Have in Animation

posted: April 16, 2015

I remember exactly when I fell in love with animation. I remember it with the kind of clarity a person has when they lock eyes with the love of their lives across a crowded room. read more