There was a time when I wasn’t a part of an artistic community, and I struggled in that isolation.
There was no one with which is to fully discuss my art or to challenge me in my skills. More significantly, by not hearing the ideas of other artists as well as not experiencing their creative work, I lacked the creative fuel necessary for artistic growth.
However, over the years, I’ve tapped into several different kinds of artistic communities.…Continue
I procrastinated and failed to complete creative projects. I missed important deadlines. I focused on negative experiences rather than on positive ones. And I generally failed to do…Continue
I’m happy. Not because my life is perfect and wonderful—it’s far from it.
No, I’m happy because, on a daily basis, I get to do what I love the most—write poetry and create art.
Yet my happiness hinges upon something…Continue
For today’s guest post, I asked poet Maureen E. Doallas to share her story of the recent publication of her debut book of poetry. Enjoy!
I bought my first computer in 2000…Continue