Earlier today, I wrote and published the following creativity prompt on our CCAI and Smash365 websites: Today's Free Creativity Prompt: I have several friends who have created or participated in mail projects that have been both artistic and inspiring. Some of these projects are Laura Shovan's Poetry Postcard Project, Mary Cartledgehayes' MailArt Project, as well … Continue reading Keeping Connections Through Letters and Art
Today's Smash365 creativity prompt, SPRINT, provides a quick tip to writers who are working on their November novels for NaNoWriMo. More importantly, it also includes a special offer that helps the families and animals who have been affected directly by Hurricane Sandy. My creativity partner over at Smash365, Cara, has created 50,000 Words Or Bust, … Continue reading Daily Writing Inspiration AND Providing Hurricane Sandy Relief
I am a writer, photographer, educator, and speaker. But more than any of those things individually or together, I am a strong advocate for all of us to accept the challenges we face daily and do our best to live an inspiring and fulfilling life. I wrote and published Cold Rock because I believe in … Continue reading Why I Wrote — And Published — Cold Rock
photo: rus vanwestervelt, 23 october 2011, river chase farm, aldie, va Well, I did it again, and I couldn't be happier about it. Not only did I leave Facebook and Twitter, I stopped my usual rounds of catching up on the latest football news, rankings, and predictions on the local news sites, not to mention … Continue reading Back in the Bliss
You can read my response to today's Smash365 prompt at cool blue souls here.