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Making a Creative Change (and Not Feeling Guilty When It Happens)

Posted on August 20, 2018 at 11:25 AM

As seasons of life change, so do the ways we use our creativity. We haven’t failed because we set a project aside. Instead, I’d like to think that we’ve grown beyond it. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Allow Yourself to Grow

Posted on August 6, 2018 at 11:25 AM

This week, let’s consider why we must never stop trying. Let’s reflect on why we must allow ourselves to grow. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Map Out Your Imagination

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 11:25 AM

This week, let’s consider how we can put our ideas into images. Let’s map out our imaginations. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Be In the Moment

Posted on July 9, 2018 at 11:30 AM

As we consider how our writing stems from our observations as much as from our inner selves, let’s make an effort to be conscientious of our surroundings. Let’s be in the moment. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Visit Your Settings

Posted on June 25, 2018 at 10:40 AM

This week, let’s consider what it’d be like to walk in the footsteps of our characters. Let’s visit their settings. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Create Your Own Endings

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 10:20 AM

As we remember what we love so much about the characters we watch week-by-week on our favorite shows, let’s consider how we can experiment with craft. Let’s create our own endings. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Start Your Letter with a List

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 10:25 AM

Before you write a letter to your loved ones, let’s take a moment to shape your thoughts and memories. Let’s start with a list. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Start Your Essay with a Conversation

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 10:50 AM

Let’s take a moment to explore what an introduction should accomplish. Let’s start with a conversation. Read more...