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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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…

Language is More Than IQ Scores and Alzheimer’s Prevention

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 4, 2017
One thing I’ve always envied about descendants of pioneer families is that those descendants had easy access to their roots from the past one to three centuries. Naturally, everyone in…

Comfort Zones: Potential Danger for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Everyone in Between

Lori Wolf-Heffner | October 30, 2016
Comfort zones are those nice, cozy, warm, fuzzy parts in our mind that convince us to stay put. They have a purpose: respite. But like any spa, too much of…

And We’re Back!

Lori Wolf-Heffner | August 13, 2016
Well, I’m back. There’s no one else here behind the keyboard except me. I took a year off to re-evaluate where things are going with my writing. They were going…

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…

Journalling for almost 30 Years and Counting: Now What?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | February 6, 2015
I’ve been journalling for almost three decades and have just as many journals (30 of them). I travel down memory lane once in awhile, but other than that, they sit…

Passion vs. Real Life

Lori Wolf-Heffner | September 6, 2014
There’s nothing more enjoyable about writing than finding out something new about yourself as you’re writing. In this case, I’m starting to question the validity behind the “follow your passion” philosophy…

The Difficulties of Writing a Poem

Lori Wolf-Heffner | May 16, 2014
Several months ago, I promised to re-write a poem. I thought it would be easy. I thought it would flow from my pen the way prose can (I often start drafts…

Storytelling or Missionizing?

Lori Wolf-Heffner | April 27, 2014
I idolized Jean Little in my pre-teens and early teens. Many of her books helped me understand other children. I do believe they made me a nicer person. One novel, Different…

A Little Chassé (or is It Chassis?) Into the Used Car Market

Lori Wolf-Heffner | December 5, 2013
While most of my writing has focussed on the performing arts, I recently took a grand jeté and delved in to the auto industry for two articles. I went from…

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