Being in Transition; Being Enough

Confession. I’m terrible with transitions. The in-between time. I’m not patient and want things to happen in my own time and when they don’t I think it is because I’ve done something wrong. I am the first to turn on myself for not being good enough, smart enough, talented enough. Not enough. I’m currently in a transition. For the first time since 2011 I don’t have a book or writing deadline of any kind. I don’t have a good finished draft of anything because the one that I thought was kinda sorta done and I Read More

An Interview with Caroline Nevin, Artist of Garnet and Ashes

I’ve known Caroline Nevin for over ten years. She’s a good friend and an invaluable member of my creative support system, particularly this summer when we’ve spent a few afternoons creating together.  Over the years, she’s explored many forms and I have always loved hearing her talk about her creative process. Caroline’s recently started a new business, Garnet and Ashes, “Vintage inspired fine art for modern swanky people,” which seems to have some very interesting links to character creation and some of the things that I have been thinking about this summer. Given she’s going to have Read More