What "Bull's Head" did for art 70 years ago may have, knowingly or unconsciously relied on the same sensationalism as today's sensationalistic art, however the innovation level was an order of magnitude higher.
Writing has allowed me to find myself when I found myself looking for answers. But most importantly, like Anne Frank, it allows me to build courage consistently to pursue my dream. I hope you will take the time to find your voice using your writing as your guide post.
I hope I encouraged one girl to find the joy in putting even painful words on paper. I hope I sang something that will help one girl look in the mirror tomorrow and like herself a little more.
Over the course of this year I'm going to explore some of the above themes through a real-time novel project called NewRules.nyc, but I thought I'd pull some out here for a quick blog.
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." Scott Adams "This world is but a canvas to o...
The rigors of my craft and small business require constant balance -- sometimes quite literally -- both on and off stage. Along the way, I've honed strategies that can translate to anyone striving to achieve balance in their lives and create room for personal passion and creativity.
When starting a business, the risks come as part of the deal. It can be nerve-wracking, but it's also part of the beauty that makes up the world of entrepreneurship.
When you realize that you're only imagining the depth and breadth of what stops you, you're free to move forward, generating solutions and possibilities at a rate and speed that those still stuck in their imaginary limitations might be tempted to label as "divergent."
Creativity takes courage. When we reconnect with our creativity we reconnect with who we were made to be. Ready to reconnect with your creativity? Here are seven ways to get you there.
Exploring French portraiture and sculpture from the late 1850s until the first years of the 20th century, 74 portraits from the d'Orsay reflect the origins and flowering of one of the world's most beloved movements.
"You are your best thing." -- Toni Morrison I've not yet met a person who doesn't underestimate themselves, who isn't shocked to realize what they're...
"I write only because there is a voice within me that will not be still." -- Sylvia Plath Why do you write/act/sing/paint/do whatever it is you love ...
So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.
I get off the floor and sit back at my desk. If no ideas are immediately forthcoming, I go upstairs to use my neti pot to unblock my sinus passages so oxygen can move freely to my brain; I blow my nose and return to my desk.
Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.
The mugger had a firm grip on my ankles. "NO!" I screamed, flipping onto my right hip and yanking my left leg back. I kicked back out sharply while p...