creativity

Long term thinking and believing in yourself

And following on from Monday’s little rant / big lesson… I was listening to Joanna Penn’s podcast the other day...

Spending time on creativity

In some ways, everything I do is creative – but in some ways it’s really not. Writing a book, drawing...

On artist dates and daily habits

I was introduced to the idea of an artist date from Julia Cameron, who wrote The Artist’s Way.  Spending a...

The Freedom of Writing Non-Fiction / Making Art for Me

Last week I held a stall at the Oratia Markets with my mum. There was a wonderfully creative group of...

Trusting our creative purpose

It’s not unusual for me to describe my chapter books as ‘weird’. My friends and readers prefer ‘creative’ or ‘imaginative’...

Painting, Creativity & Intuition

It’s been a while since I blogged (sorry), partly because I’ve been productive and focused, but mostly because there has...

What really drives you? 

I guess this is something I’m still learning, because I’ve blogged about it before (I’ll try to find those posts...

Beyond the crossroads

As many of you know, I took a break from social media for a while. I’m back on Twitter, but...

In the studio: Behind the book "I am an Artist"

In the studio: Behind the book "I am an Artist"

As many of you know, I’m working on a non-fiction art book, sort of a ‘how to be an artist’...