Tag Archives: encouragement

12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women

The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women, by Gail McMeekin is truly a “portable mentor” as the subtitle suggests. Published over ten years ago, many of the book’s themes have been repeated, embellished and embraced in other books, workshops and forums. However, much of this advice is timeless and as important today as it was then. It is about moving forward as a creative woman, overcoming past obstacles and fear,… Read More »

Caffeine for the Creative Mind

Caffeine for the Creative Mind is on the very short list of books I rate with the full five stars.  It’s that good. Subtitled “250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain,” this book offers some tremendously fun and stimulating exercises to get you un-stuck as an artist… in minutes. This book suggests things I’ve never seen anywhere else.  For example: Write down 20 things that smell great when they are… Read More »