The magic that is imagination and why it is so important.

The magic that is imagination and why it is so important. Why is imagination so important? Why? Simple. Because some of the most influential and innovative creations have come from the simple act of imagining something bigger, easier, or more beautiful. Both scientists and creative artists have an amazing gift for thinking outside the box and allowing their imaginations the freedom to grow and evolve their thoughts, many of which have created products and worlds that have changed the way we live entirely. Take a […]

And then the difficult questions came.

And then the difficult questions came. Naturally, I think of myself as the least important person walking this planet. Because what is it that I do? Really? I drink a ton of coffee when I wake-up (usually at 5:30, because I write before I go off to work,) Then go for long morning walks alone (as if I’m some lonely old lady) and then I sit down and write for a couple of hours. Now, that’s hardly a story worth sharing with the world, am […]

Five fears every creative artist has.

Five fears every creative artist has. When money is tight, luxuries such as purchasing books, music, tickets to performances, and artwork are often the first to go. We’re not doctors, teachers, or even farmers–we don’t create or provide a service that people can’t live without. As artists, we are well aware of this fact which only seems to fuel our sense of self-doubt. At times we can’t help but feel well. . . expendable and disposable. #1 What if no one wants to buy my […]