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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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…

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…

Self-Publishing: A Panel Discussion With Industry Professionals

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 27, 2017
I’ll be appearing on this discussion panel as the first-time self-published author. If you’re in or near Waterloo Region, we’ve got a wealth of knowledge on self-publishing for this panel.

How Writers Fit in Exercise

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 18, 2017
The downside to writing, as with many seated jobs, is the lack of movement. Having grown up a dancer, I was constantly moving. Getting into adult life wasn’t too bad…

Keep Your Online Presence Simple

Lori Wolf-Heffner | March 4, 2017
The downside to being creative is that your creativity can show up when it’s perhaps not as beneficial to your day-to-day running. In my case, it happened with my online…

The Power of Focus in Your Art

Lori Wolf-Heffner | December 9, 2016
Good stories, works of art, songs, dances, and everything in between need this...

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.…

Music While Creating: Does It Work for You?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 30, 2015
Ever since I was in high school, I’d periodically heard about the latest study that proved or disproved that listening to music helped with productivity and therefore would help you…

7 Tips to an Enjoyable Journalling Ritual

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 24, 2015
Journalling can be healing, fun, exciting, or a drag (especially if you set up too many expectations for yourself). If you’re looking to journal, here are a few tips to…

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