Stephanie Harper recently published her debut novel, Wesley Harper Goes Outside. Both Stephanie and her main character, Wesley, struggle with chronic conditions, and in this interview, Stephanie shares her insights on writing despite her own limitations as well as how she developed Wesley, a character who struggles with anxiety, PTSD, and agoraphobia. In this episode,…

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A regular journaling/soul writing practice can be one of the MOST beneficial practices for supporting and maintaining an active creative life. I’ve been a dedicated journaler for well over a decade. It’s a practice that sustains me emotionally, mentally, and creatively. Listen in to learn how you can begin your own regular, journaling practice. Here’s…

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Jeff Harry is all about play, about following your joy and your curiosity to have fun and create what only you can create. This was such a fun conversation with an expert in play and positive psychology. Play and creativity go hand in hand, in fact, they’re really hard to separate. In this episode, you’ll…

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In September, we hit the six-month mark for our lives changing due to Covid. Today, I’m sharing my not-so-healthy response to the quarantine – and how it impacted my creative life and writing. Let’s just say…it wasn’t good. I’ve spent the last two months clearing space, quieting down, and unplugging. If you’ve struggled with this,…

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Usually at the end of the month, I send a “round-up” newsletter to subscribers who only want to hear from me once a month. But this month? I’ve got nothing to send (except for the monthly Create Together Session which happens every month). No blog posts. No podcasts. No upcoming workshops. Because I finally…finally…began to…

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Let’s talk about your audience and WHO you create for. I had a big aha about this a few weeks ago, and it’s an idea I’ve been exploring. It started when I began digging back into my old blog posts and thinking about WHY I’d started my very first original blog which I started in March…

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How are you doin’ out there? Me? In all honestly, it’s been a little up and down with the ongoing pandemic and forced isolation. But this morning was definitely an UP moment. I got OUT of the house and went on a walk with a good friend and fellow extrovert. For two normally positive souls,…

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