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!
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”
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?”
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”
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.”
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.”
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”
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”