Donna Falcone joined our Artist’s Way book club on a whim—and wrote down a dream. Six years later, a beautiful, unexpected thing has occurred.
Artist Dates help us learn how to become a better writer. Today, we only have one hour to tour an art museum with Dolly Lee. Let’s get started.
Robert McCready knows how to become a better writer when he heads out on an Artist Date and finds the blues.
Laura Boggess knows how to become a better writer: go on an Artist Date in the back yard, where the clover beckons.
Come along on an Artist Date? This week, we’re driving through Western Massachusetts, in the space between reason and intuition.
I know where I’m going on this Artist Date, so I pop Lady Gaga out of the player and flick in Alison Krauss and Union Station, Lonely Runs Both Ways.
Take an Artist Date to the un-useful plant section of a conservatory. Un-useful, that is, unless you see the value of sudden play.
My Artist Date found me paddle-boarding among the barrier islands of the Indian River Lagoon near my home here in Florida.
Freezing rain and an ice storm in progress provided a sensory treat for an unexpected Artist Date.
The artist date is a play date you plan with yourself, by yourself. Go to the river, build a snowman, run your hands over paper and paints at a funky supply store.
The Artist Date is a dream-child of Julia Cameron. Come along on this one, to a back store room at Meininger’s.
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Matthew Kreider.
The Artist’s Way: If growth “is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, ” we don’t need to eat a whole carp in a day.
Says Cameron in The Artist’s Way, “creativity occurs in the moment, and in the moment, we are timeless.”
When my parents brought me to the emergency room for the second time in as many weeks, they worried that, even in the 1960s, my sudden susceptibility to injury might raise suspicions of mistreatment. I already wore Raggedy Ann-like black stitches on my face after a mishap involving a swivel chair, coffee table and locked […]
At the root of a successful recovery is the commitment to puncture our denial, to stop saying, “It’s okay” when in fact it’s something else. The morning pages press us to answer what else.
She requires a choice with every chapter. Will I sit with the pelicans and snag the easy fish, or let the current take me clear to the ocean?
One of our chief needs as creative beings is support. Unfortunately, this can be hard to come by.
The Artist’s Way is an “into-the-water” book that has helped readers move from “the embankment into the flow of a creative life.”