Trillion42

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

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?

Showing up imperfectly

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

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.

Being Creative: YOU ARE DOING IT

Creativity is saving us. And for every single person who has ever said “I’m not the creative type,” to you I say BULLSHIT. We are humans, we

Because it Loves Me Back

We must be willing to give up the life we planned, so we can live the life that is waiting for us. ~ Joseph Campbell teaching hard lessons.

One True Thing

I've put together 14 days of journaling prompts that will arrive in your email box each morning starting June 10.

In Defense of Ebb

It's Pisces season and this gal with her moon smack in Pisces is feeling all the feelings, as I suppose is to be expected. These feelings...

The Self-Help Myth

When I was younger, I was besieged with dissatisfaction. Everything in my life felt just good enough--my work, my relationship, even the...