A blog of inspiration and encouragement for all writers and creatives.

The Essential Writing and Creativity Series

Writing in Community
Volume One
Winner of a 2014 Silver "Ippy" Award.

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What People Are Saying

"These writers...write ideas that are fresh and new with profound potential." - Mary Pipher, author of "The Green Boat" and "Writing to Change the World"
The Fire Inside
Volume Two
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What People Are Saying

"Beginning with "Say Yes to Creativity" and all the way through twelve chapters to “Just Do It,” The Fire Inside is jam-packed with ideas, tips, suggestions, inspiration and general cheering-on." - Judy Reeves, author of A Writer’s Book of Days and Wild Women, Wild Voices

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Want to Consider Collaboration?

Ever think about collaborating with another writer or artist on a creative project? Wonder how it works? Bryan Collins, host of the “Become a Writer Today” Podcast recently interviewed Becky and me about our collaboration on our two books, Writing in Community and The Fire Inside. We had an intriguing conversation which provided an opportunity

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Father on Father’s Day: Caretaker of the Earth

We come and go, but the land is always here, and the people who love it and understand it are the people who own it – for a little while.—Willa Cather   Although my father was a private person, his beliefs were evident in his role as caretaker of the earth—as if it were holy;

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Blue Horses: Saying the Unsayable

One Christmas I received as a gift the Mary Oliver book, Blue Horses, and was absolutely blown away by it. First of all because of Mary Oliver’s writing which I’ve admired for ages, and secondly, because of the book cover. This features a painting of four horses, their forms rounded and graceful, all looking to

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Whether you are a beginning writer or artist—or one who has been involved with creativity for many years—this blog is your invitation to join the writing and creative community. Our wish is that it will serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement, and that is will help you reach deep within, and create to your fullest potential. Welcome!

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