Creative Process

7 Things That Happen When You Practice Your Art Regularly

7 Things That Happen When You Practice Your Art Regularly

Hi fierclings, The past few weeks I have been in a deeply creative spell which I have mostly embraced. This creative high tide ( remember what I said about inspiration being a wave, so you better learn how to surf in this really old post from 2015? […]

The Best Habit For Artists

The Best Habit For Artists

Hi fierelings, I’m sure like me you’ve read all the advice about having a blog. Publish something at least once a week. Sounds easy, right? The blogs that you follow? You check their published dates and you notice they publish multiple times a week. So, […]

Writing Tools

Writing Tools

Hi Fiercelings, I’ve found myself thinking about writing and going back to the basics. Remember highschool? In Oklahoma, it is required that highschool students complete a class on Oklahoma History. So in 9th grade I marched off to a co-op for an Oklahoma History class. […]

Childbirth & Creativity

Childbirth & Creativity

Hi Fiercelings, Childbirth is a rite of passage for women, I believe. One of the most obvious and striking differences between men and women is the woman’s ability to conceive and bear new life. This is not to condemn or pass judgement on women who are […]

Being Brave

Hi Fiercelings, No one likes to give bad news. Unless you have something good to say you’d rather just keep your mouth shut. I have avoided blogging or writing because I don’t really have anything new or interesting to say. It’s not writer’s block, it’s […]

Reading 26 Books In A Year

Hello Fiercelings,   I want to talk about the importance of reading, specifically reading regularly. How many books do you read a week? A month? A year? I read an article that my mom had laying around about someone who has for the past five […]

Cohorts With Creation

Hello Fiercelings, One of the most important things for the artist is to do the work. There is no way around this fact. You must do the creating. You must, according to L’Engle, serve the work. “If the work comes to the artist and says, “Here I […]

Walking On Water Review Part II: The Creative Process & Faith

Also known as Walking on Water Part II =D Read part I here . Hello Fiercelings, Because there is so much material in Walking On Water by Madeleine L’Engle I will probably be doing a myriad of posts based on the book. Once I have gotten […]

Walking On Water Review

Hello Fiercelings, I finally finished reading Walking On Water by Madeleine L’Engle. There is a lot of material in this little book. The tag line of the book is “Reflections on Faith and Art” it’s a fabulous little book about well, faith and art. To kind […]

A Successful Life

Fiercelings, While reading a fellow photographer/blogger’s post about ‘success’ the other day my brain started reeling…what is success? Because I think we should redefine it. When most people think of success I think they think of being 1. rich 2. having a really nice house or […]