Confessions of a creative fool

In which we discuss the true meaning of passion in art. Read More...

When something's wrong (with your story)

How to fix your story (and also how not to). Read More...

The dust of daily life

Art isn’t about delivering a message, though messages will be there. Read More...

One problem with prequels

The flip side of “what’s it mean?” Read More...

It's been done

They say there's nothing new under the sun. So? Read More...

Details, details…

Description isn't exactly a science... Read More...

Welcome to Sherwood

Sometimes the original isn’t really the original. Read More...

What's it mean?

Ancient petroglyphs can tell us about modern creativity. Read More...

Worthwhile?

Good work takes time and effort. Read More...

Know how

Thinking you know how to do something, and actually being able to do it are not the same thing. Read More...

Up to the job?

You need to know what’s required. Read More...

Oppression or…?

Signposts in the creative process. Read More...

Paper packrat

The right tool for the job. Read More...

A spark of…

You need more than substance. Read More...

Happenstance, coincidence, or...

Sometimes the enemy isn’t external. Read More...

Exercising

Stretching the metaphorical muscles. Read More...

Evoking

Creativity isn’t what most people think. Read More...

On the other hand, and the other…

Trying to find a win in a lose-lose situation. Read More...

When I see it

What is art? Read More...

Outsight

Being an outsider isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, take two. Read More...

Proliferation

Stories, like living things, need nurturing and room to grow. Read More...

Not finished

The difference between a destination and a goal. Read More...

Good intentions and elbow grease

It takes more than effort and intent. Read More...

Risky business

How being brave in front of an audience is not as great a feat as some think. Read More...

Illumination in shades of grey

Sketching leads to an epiphany. Read More...