As a person who has created art of some sort since childhood, and through many life changes, full time work, chronic illness, moving, relationship ups and downs...I wanted to offer a place where we can support one another in our creative processes, no matter what they look like. The first offering is Creative Connection, a monthly subscription to support your creative life. Weekly videos, guided meditations, creative prompts, and a community discussion forum, all for only $10 a month. Interested? Find out more over on Teachable. … Read More » about Courses for Creatives
Was it a fight to the death, Or was it…something else? It all began in the murky depths, Surrounded by sharks and Waving fronds of kelp. The sperm whale came, Cutting through the ocean, Vast blue gray body a solid wall Displacing the waters in its wake. How could the squid but notice? The massive challenger crossed A boundary in the sandy ocean floor… A burst of speed, like a great harpoon, A fleshy torpedo, the squid flew, Flashing red through dark blue-green. Spitting brine, beak clattering It barreled forth, Aiming true, for one giant eye Set into the massive wall of gray, Winking slow codes into the dark sea. The Kraken … Read More » about Kraken and Leviathan
These are times of hope. These are times of rage. These are times of possibility. These are times of despair. In The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, Ursula K. Le Guin reminds us that at the heart of a comfortable, abundant city is a suffering child. That’s the bargain: for peace and prosperity to exist, so must suffering. In the story, most … Read More » about Dismantle Omelas: Build Something New
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T. Thorn Coyle’s Witches of Portland Series Spoiler Alert: Awesome! Coyle’s ability to tell a fun and lovely tale that unexpectedly deals with challenging themes is a gem worth reading. I truly needed a feel good book about the real world and our real problems. It’s exciting for me to get to write such a truly positive review. Cannot wait for the next book! Read the rest of this great review at Patheos. … Read More » about A Great Review!