Mixing Work and Kids = Inspiring Your Creativity

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes have a hard time balancing work and kids. Next week, we celebrate Family Day in Ontario, and I realized I’ve book the day full of work duties! But the upcoming holiday has also reminded…

Writing From Your Past

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 your life. Taking inspiration from your own history helps create your unique…

David Lynch’s Secrets For Tapping Into Your Deepest Creativity

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.

Showing Your Kids What Work Is

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 if I didn’t get caught turning “I’ll get you another bedtime water”…

Getting to Your Next Step: Advice on Dancing, Auditions & Life from the Cast of The Next Step

The September 2013 issue for Just Dance! Magazine included my article on The Next Step, a reality-style show about an elite group of competitive dancers that airs on the Family Channel in Canada. Some of the cast members may be familiar to…

1 of 2 Questions Any Creative Person Should Ask Themselves

There are two questions that you need to memorize and train so they become reflexes. I’ll cover the first one today: Can It Get Any Better? We often use the reverse question, “Can it get any worse?” in a bizarre attempt to…