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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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Tag: Writer

Svetlana Dvoretsky: The Woman Behind Theatre

Lori Wolf-Heffner | December 4, 2018
A Russian-Canadian Impresario Have you ever heard of the word “impresario”? That’s someone who organizes and maybe even finances performing arts events, including concerts, plays, ballets, operas, and more. It’s…

Flamenco at 50: “It’s too easy when we age to give up. I don’t agree with that.”

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 25, 2018
Starting Dance Past 50 When I turned 40, I suddenly cared about aging. Always active in my younger years through dance, and proudly displaying a photo of me doing the…

The Freelancing Fallacy: You Believe a Freelancing Career Means You’re Your Own Boss

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 28, 2018
Enraptured by the idea of running your own business so you’re your own boss? Sick and tired of answering to a tyrannical boss at work? Love the idea of getting…

Getting Back on Top of Your Goals

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 15, 2018
It’s Not too Late The first quarter of 2018 is almost over. So, I’m going to ask that ominous question, the one that sounds like the monster that’s been hiding…

Returning to Grad School After 13 Years: What I’ve Learned So Far

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 28, 2018
Considering grad school? I did. For over 10 years, actually, after I’d completed a Masters and two years of a PhD. Now I have a husband, two kids, a freelancing…

Mixing Work and Kids = Inspiring Your Creativity

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 16, 2018
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…

Get the Best out of Your Goals: Join a Group

Lori Wolf-Heffner | January 12, 2018
Joining the right group can help you achieve the goals you’ve set for yourself this year. Not only can group members help you stay accountable to your plan, but being…

Are You a Forest Type or a Tree Type?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | August 12, 2017
“This constant back-and-forth is one of the most metabolism-consuming things that our brain can do. We step out of time, out of the moment, and survey the big picture. We…

Hertha Mueller: A Writer You Should Get to Know

Lori Wolf-Heffner | July 8, 2017
I came across German-Romanian writer Hertha Müller* (“Mueller” in English) about two months ago. I’m embarrassed to say, I had no idea who she was, despite having two degrees in…

A Quick Note on Gut Feeling

Lori Wolf-Heffner | June 30, 2017
I know gut feeling is highly debatable: No one has more impeccable intuition that Captain Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and he’s a fictional character. Some argue that gut…

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