Reclaiming creativity is my new, important, goal. The lovely thing about this goal is that it is already happening. New ways of doing what I do already present themselves. My job is to listen to the promptings of my mind (or heart) and to respond. To watch out for synchronicity.
For too long, I’d been wandering in a creative wilderness. The landscape dried up without me noticing. The same thing seemed to have happened to my creativity.
Julia Cameron and her book,The Artist’s Way came out of left field. I was sixty years old, and they change my life.
Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way
Kick start your your writing, a session I facilitated last week at the Peter Cowan Writers Centre came about by accident. It grew from a conversation over coffee with the Acting President, Susan Stevens. I mentioned that there was information that I would have loved when I started writing. Kick start your writing was the result. Continue reading
Housework may not assist creativity for everyone. Some people tell me they thrive on chaos.
For me housework is itself a creative activity. I find it very satisfying. Every week, when my house is clean and pretty, I feel as if I’ve created a glimpse of a peaceful paradise. Continue reading