Month: August 2014

  • Exorcising Emotional Burrs

    So maybe it’s just me, but have you ever encountered something like a vexing email, something on the news, something in a blog post that just rubbed you the wrong way? And after it starts to bother you, and work on you, did you for some reason keep it around? I write this since I…

  • Workshop Shares: Art Journaling for Writers

    Okay, so FINALLY I’m ready to share about my favorite workshop, Art Journaling 101 put on by Nancy Robards Thompson and Katherine Garbera. My favorite workshop because it was something new, and because any day I get to combine my love of crafting AND writing, is a good day. So first, what’s art journaling? People…

  • Workshop Recap: Hooking Readers with High Concept

    So I’m behind in posting … again. This is becoming a bad habit.  This week, since I’m still not ready for the post on art journals (I know, more bad habits!), I thought I’d give you the highlights from another workshop I attended. This one was “The Happy Hooker: Hook the Reader with High Concept”…

  • Workshop Shares: On Series Writing

    So today was supposed to be about possibly my favorite workshop (or at least the most addictive – art journaling.) However, since I have yet to complete a full-page of an art journal, I’ll work on getting that ready for next week. Which leaves this week on writing a series. Now, I’ve attended quite a…