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: General

Writing From Your Past

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 18, 2015
A frequent source of inspiration is our past. You may feel inspired when you think about your high school prom, your first kiss, or the first memory you hold about…

Stepping Out Into an Introvert’s Abyss: Purposely Meeting New People

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 15, 2015
Last week, I did something unheard of for this introverted writer: I purposely left my house to meet new people. Don’t worry: I hadn’t suddenly turned in to an extrovert.…

Major Life Changes? Don’t Forget Your Art

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 26, 2015
University changed my life for the better – I became a better person through it, had many amazing experiences, a few heartbreaks for good measure, and came out 15 pounds…

How are Those Resolutions Coming Along?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 12, 2015
We’re about a quarter of the way in to 2015. Did you make any New Years’ resolutions? If so, are you still working on them? Did you completely ignore them?…

Harness Your Motivation, Even if You Believe It’ll Disappear

Lori Wolf-Heffner | December 18, 2014
We’re about to be inundated with all the tips and tricks of starting New Years’ Resolutions and how to stick to them. The counter culture to that usually declares that New…

The Role of Positive Thinking in Creativity

Lori Wolf-Heffner | November 24, 2014
Positive thinking pops up once in awhile in my social media feeds. It seems a new trend is criticizing its usefulness, though I’ve also read other critics who say it’s empty, even harmful.…

Changes to Canada’s Copyright Laws

Lori Wolf-Heffner | October 26, 2014
In 2012, Canada’s copyright law was updated, including expanding the definition of fair use and providing clearer guidelines for what constitutes copyright infringement in the digital world. (The Globe &…

I Call Myself Granoluppie

Lori Wolf-Heffner | August 19, 2014
I spent the last five weeks of my first pregnancy in the hospital. A nurse and a nurse-in-training were tending to me one afternoon. I forget the conversation, but the…

The Introvert Who Couldn’t be Alone

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 2, 2014
Ask any introvert, and one of the things they most likely cherish is time by themselves. I belong to that category, but I have a love/hate relationship with being alone.…

Would You Watch Jem and the Holograms as a Live-Action Movie?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 7, 2014
A good friend of mine pointed out this Jem (ha ha) on Rolling Stone:  In short, Justin Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun, G.I. Joe: Retaliation director, Jon M. Chu, and Paranormal Activity producer,…

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