Tag: creative

Have You Ever Done a Make-Along?Have You Ever Done a Make-Along?

Depending on what you choose to do as your creative outlet, a make-along could be a crochet-along (CAL), knit-along (KAL) or something else. This year,

Here’s Your Permission SlipHere’s Your Permission Slip

On Monday, at the end of story time, I said you need to give yourself permission to be creative/call yourself a writer. Well… I decided

Let Me Tell You a StoryLet Me Tell You a Story

Have I ever told you how I started writing? Or anything about my creative journey? No? I want to do that now, then.From the time

My Favorite Crochet HooksMy Favorite Crochet Hooks

It’s no secret I crochet. A lot. This summer, I actually crocheted myself into tendonitis, but that’s not the point of this post. I want

To Pin or Not to PinTo Pin or Not to Pin

This is something I struggle with. I often forget to pin things to Pinterest, even when it’s in my interests to do so. It’s often

Choosing Pictures for Blog PostsChoosing Pictures for Blog Posts

I thought I would share a little peek behind the scenes and talk about how I choose pictures for blog posts. First, I start with

January Wrap-UpJanuary Wrap-Up

Is it just me or was January both the longest and the shortest month ever? I didn’t quite meet all of my goals for the

Begin at the BellBegin at the Bell

The following is an excerpt from 80 Creativity Tips. A friend of mine said this before writing exercise we did at the kick-off party flash

Meditation for Creativity?Meditation for Creativity?

I confess, I’m on the fence on this one. Then again, I’m on the fence about meditation in general. So why am I talking about

What Do I Pay to Get Published?What Do I Pay to Get Published?

It’s often an unasked question, implied instead of direct. Many people don’t want to appear crass or rude by talking about something as obscene as