rhythm vs. routine

June 30, 2008

For the past few weeks, I’ve had not a sense of rhythm or routine. we’ve been in the midst of packing and moving our family from Seattle to Austin. My life is literally stuck in boxes, and I can’t wait to get out. This is all helping me to see that creativity doesn’t just happen […]

creativity loves company

February 18, 2008

I read Ethan Watters’ Urban Tribes in 2005. While I thought the book was interesting, what stuck with me most was the realm in which the book was written. Ethan Watters is one of the co-founders of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. It is a shared “office for the creative self-employed” operating with the hypothesis […]

creative space

January 17, 2008

At the core of creativity is finding the space to bring ideas to life. Creative expression doesn’t happen for me unless I give it the space to take shape. I’ve already mentioned it, but I use GTD methods to help my creative process. Not only do they help me diligently capture ideas as they come […]