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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

Searching for a New Musician or Band

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 2, 2014
Part of being a detail-oriented person is that I often spend a lot of time on one subject and forget to branch out to others. Such is the case with…

What Creativity Can Do For Kids

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 1, 2014
I’ll be honest: I found Mr. Rogers boring as a kid. I preferred Mr. Dressup, not knowing that they were indeed very good friends. A few years ago, I caught…

How Gimp = Grandmother

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 15, 2014
Over 25 years ago, I had pneumonia. I recall very little about the actual illness except two things: I didn’t feel sick (so why was I away from my parents and…

David Lynch’s Secrets For Tapping Into Your Deepest Creativity

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 1, 2014
Excellent article from the Huffington Post about how one of Hollywood’s most successful directors taps in to his creativity. David Lynch’s Secrets For Tapping Into Your Deepest Creativity.

Reflections of a Former Teenage Writer

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 23, 2014
I have a confession to make. I wrote a Star Trek novel. No, it never got published, but I wrote one. (Yes, I did send it to the publisher. It…

Showing Your Kids What Work Is

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 1, 2014
The hardest thing about writing as a job is that it looks the same as Facebooking, emailing, surfing, and reading. To a child, at least. Of course, it would help…

Handmade Toys from North America

Lori Wolf-Heffner | January 23, 2014
My hometown, Kitchener, Ontario, has an annual Christmas market over the first weekend of December. Because of the city’s German heritage, they call it a Christkindl Market. You definitely find…

Inspiration isn’t What I Thought It Was

Lori Wolf-Heffner | January 17, 2014
The inspired writer, the inspired dancer, the inspired artist. The only time I’ve witnessed any kind of artist being inspired is in Hollywood scenes. You know what I’m talking about,…

How I Learned to Think Like a Kid for 2 Hours

Lori Wolf-Heffner | January 10, 2014
My parents (or rather, the Easter Bunny, I think), gave me my first journal when I was almost 12 (the top one in the photo). I wrote whenever I felt…

Tree Angels Out of Coffee Filters

Lori Wolf-Heffner | November 9, 2013
I owned a coffee maker, but because I never drank the stuff, no one trusted me to make it. Ten years later, Keurig (and others) thankfully saved my guests from…

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