IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: Besides writing what other creative outlets do you have? Other than writing, photography has been my most consistent creative outlet. I loved taking pictures even when all I had wasContinue reading “IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets”

An Image can go a Long Way

The first week of national novel writing month has passed, and so has a shocking election. While I try to cope with the results and their implications, my writing is keeping me from going insane. Taking a little time away from the actually writing to create a cover  image for my NaNoWriMo2016 novel, Like Birds UnderContinue reading “An Image can go a Long Way”

Passing Storm Clouds

Instead of writing yesterday afternoon, I spent a good amount time just just standing outside, watching and photographing clouds as they moved in over the lake. There appeared to be fronts colliding in front of my eyes. I wanted to write a poem about it, but have yet even begin to find the words toContinue reading “Passing Storm Clouds”

An Inspiring Image:”Dull Blade” and The Doors

When I fist took this photograph on a cold February day in Portland, I had no idea what it was going to do for me. When I started selling on Etsy five years ago, I made prints of it and put them in repurposed frames and sold them. Not only did I sell several onContinue reading “An Inspiring Image:”Dull Blade” and The Doors”