Trillion42

Deana Downs, a writing circle participant, takes a bold stab at writing flash sci/fi fantasy in Trillion42.

Americana in Triplicate

Americana in Triplicate A draft. Every fire truck in the county led the march Followed by several brightly painted muscle cars and a big...

The Unbearable Delight of the Nonlinear

Lots of writers can teach you mechanics, but I want to help people explore the why/why not of their work. I'm doing the same myself.

Covid and Me: Epilogue

Sheree B shares her story of uber isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how creating opened up a whole new world.

The Deep Dive Book: A Teaser

The conventional way of thinking is that Creativity is something outside of us to be mastered instead of something within us to be opened up

Overturning the Leaf

The flow of “work” is more fluid when we give it space to ebb, roll and return like the tides.

Reckoning & Delight 4

Love is a verb. It sometimes means pain and hardship. Love is being accountable and holding others accountable with compassion.

Reckoning & Delight 3

What a burden to be free of: the competition for inspiration.

Reckoning & Delight 2

What if all the practices I rely on as path to healing are just crap? And here I am, allowing the internet to witness my loss of faith?

Reckoning, The first one

I’d been talking to my students about embracing wonder in their world. This is akin to the idea of being in beginners mind.

Create a Life

How do you create a life from which you don’t need to retreat?

Breath of fresh air or impending doom?

I love winter. Despite being born during the dog-days of summer, the most anticipated days of the year for me are the ones cloaked in...

Showing up imperfectly

I am going to have to redefine my relationship with success and failure, right and wrong, and completion.

COVID-19 Chronicles #5

It is often what we don’t say that it more poignant than what we do.

COVID-19 Chronicles #4

There are so many things we gave up for the virus. This is its gift.

COVID-19 Chronicles #3

Updates from my corner of the world: I can still wear pants with buttons, I haven't yet cut my own hair and hope and resilience still exist.

COVID-19 Chronicles #2

But I did not intend to sit down to write about how angry I am. I did not sit down to write about grief. I wanted to write about joy.

COVID-19 Chronicles #1

I’m writing a diary documenting all things COVID-19 to make meaning of these life changing circumstance for present and future generations.

You Don't Have To

You do not have to suddenly be productive with your newfound shelter-in-place time.

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