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Lori's Blog on Books, Writing, and Creativity

Enjoy these articles on my books, writing in general, and the even broader topic of creativity. Although most have been written by me, I invite guests to contribute, too.

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Category: Art in Everyday Life

Sore Shoulders, Motivation, and Writing

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 10, 2017
Physiotherapy consists of usually gentle but difficult exercises to help heal a physical injury. Weightlifting consists of generally harsh but usually easy exercises to help build muscle. And they should…

What’s the Point of the Arts?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 20, 2017
I do believe the arts are a spiritual endeavour, one that’s not always easily put into words. But when I read about cuts to the arts in schools, or run…

We are Creative Adults: Age is Irrelevant

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 12, 2017
This week’s post is short, because the week has been full of celebrations, and they’re going to continue into the weekend. Our culture values youth, and I think it’s a…

Writing With Young Kids in the Home

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 29, 2017
Trying to write with little humans traipsing around your home and causing havoc can be challenging to say the least. They drool everywhere, put everything in their mouths, drag their…

Art: Finding Your Voice

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 14, 2017
Studying dance growing up makes you acutely aware of your body. For me, I never fully knew where I fit: After a failed audition for a major ballet school when…

Comfort Zones: Potential Danger for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Everyone in Between

Lori Wolf-Heffner | October 30, 2016
Comfort zones are those nice, cozy, warm, fuzzy parts in our mind that convince us to stay put. They have a purpose: respite. But like any spa, too much of…

What’s Your Constellation of Images? How to Find Your Voice

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 3, 2015
Last time, I reflected on how writing from your past can help you develop your voice, since you’re the only one who has experienced your past. (I also gave you…

Squeezing Creativity Into Your Life: A Few Tips

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 3, 2015
Creativity makes us human – our evolutionary ancestors wouldn’t have moved past the African jungles without curiosity and creativity. Yet many people say that they have no time for creativity.…

6 Tips to Help You Get Some Creative Time With Kids in the House

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 26, 2015
If you’re a parent, chances are you have to watch your kids while trying to schedule in some creative time for yourself. Sure, you can get down and dirty with…

Don’t Sew and Tell

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 6, 2015
You know the age-old advice about not cooking or baking a dish for the first time when you have guests? It applies to sewing, too. I found these wonderful instructions…

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