Tag: writing

Celebrating Creative People

My sister, inspired me to create for the love of creation, and this post celebrates people (both well-known and not) who did just that!

Work according to Robert Frost

  My object in living is to unite My avocation and my vocation As my two eyes make one in sight. Robert Frost

Tackling Creativity

I’ve been overwhelmed, as usual.  Productive, yes, but not always doing what I wanted to be doing.  Hiding, at times, from creating when I have the precious spare moment, choosing instead to waste it on … whatever. Then, tonight, as I was searching for a recipe to make… Continue Reading “Tackling Creativity”

Summer Blues? Hearing “I’m bored” a little too much?

Encourage the kids in your life to CREATE! Have them enter the Waldron Publishing Summer Stories Contest – WHO: All children and youth ages 5-18 are encouraged to enter. WHAT: Original stories or artwork based on a pirate theme. WHEN: June 25-August 20th, 2011 WHERE: Find out more at… Continue Reading “Summer Blues? Hearing “I’m bored” a little too much?”

Homemade Books

A fun homemade gift that I’ve done for a lot of my nieces and nephews has been to create a little book for them.  It takes a little time and creativity, but it’s really fun and the kids love it when the book is… Continue Reading “Homemade Books”

Plot – get your characters into trouble.

A friend of mine just asked me to write about writing.  She’s been working on an idea for a while and asked me what to do to help it turn into a story. Great ideas are FANTASTIC!!!   Often we will have a character,… Continue Reading “Plot – get your characters into trouble.”

Question about the avatars.

Do you like the little avatars that are posted on the comments?  I set it up (a wordpress extra)  to put the little monsters on, and I noticed that the same avatar is on each person that comments. I think they’re really cute, and… Continue Reading “Question about the avatars.”

Creative Teaching

I’m a teacher both by Profession and by heart.  Despite the wicked pay, I can’t get over the thrill of being with a class.  Perhaps it’s the power trip of having control over a body of individuals [insert maniacal evil overlord laugh here] but maybe,… Continue Reading “Creative Teaching”

Notebooks

We have multi-family Sunday dinners at my house bi-weekly.  With 11 grandchildren, things get crazy quickly.  So, I decided that to keep the little munchkins happy (and quiet) that some sort of  craft might help.  I had paper in abundance (pictures from magazines, paper,… Continue Reading “Notebooks”

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