• creativity

    The Constipated Muse

    by  • December 31, 2011 • creativity, muses • 1 Comment

    My hubby and I ran away from home for Christmas: no cell service, no internet, no family, no stress. Our daughter went to stay with her dad for the holiday, granting us four days of nothing to do but lounge. We spent three nights at a B and B in Westport.  Drinking wine in...

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    by  • November 30, 2011 • creativity, fear, publishing, writing • 0 Comments

    How many of you feel that if you’re not earning money with your writing, then you’re not really a writer? Deep down, do you feel doubt in your abilities as an artist if no one pays you for what you create? Does price denote value? I do. That’s why I dabble at writing. I...

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    The futility of art

    by  • September 25, 2011 • creativity, depression, writing • 0 Comments

    Zine Fest was… in the words of a regular vendor, dead. The building was packed with tables and people trying to get a little attention for their artwork and zines. Teenagers stood next to stacks of hand-stapled zines full of angst ridden ink drawings. More polished and professional comic books with vibrant colors and...

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    Swim in other people’s words

    by  • June 4, 2011 • creativity, muses, writing • 0 Comments

    “I’ve decided that you are far too exhausted to create anything right now,” my Muse declares while she watches me struggle to type without the use of my right thumb. “I’m okay. I’m getting used to this.” I adjust the sling on my hand. “It just slows me down is all.” “I’m not talking...

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