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Moving, The Virus, and Cat Scratching Posts

Moving to a new home is exciting, but it’s mostly exhausting. With stuff everywhere, it’s hard to rest or write when there’s a list of things to do and things to put away. I need the home to flow before I can settle into something artsy. During our move, Bard, our tuxedo cat…

What You Can Imagine is Real

“Everything you can imagine is real.” -Pablo Picasso I’m designing and editing today. The path to success is paved by forward momentum …

What Did You Learn to become a Professional Writer?

Authoring novels and books is definitely an expedition with pitfalls, lessons, and wins all along the way. Here are a few valuable things things that I learned when becoming a professional writer. I hope some of them will help you in your work.

My Cover Art

When Rigoli and I started writing together, I’d create cover art. It helped to make the writing—our books—feel real…

Writers, we are warriors.

Maybe the Muses demand a price for artistic glory. Perhaps the challenges we face and the obstacles to overcome in the journey to create and get works out is not for the faint.

Using Art in Journals

Writing journals here and there since high school, many of them are filled with songs, lyrics, drawings, pasted collages, ponderings, and more. …

Let Imagination Live

Our imaginations and the ability to create is a part of us. Taking an idea, thought, or story from the mind and putting it into media that others can see, feel, or hear is an act of creation. Philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, said… [ Read More ]

The Creative’s Journey

Having a creative block in writing, art, or music business? A recent podcast with Steven Pressfield sheds some light on how not to forget the art part of what we do.