To Fold or Not to Fold

July 28 by

Recently a friend on Facebook posed the question, “Read to the end of the chapter before you stop to sleep, or just stop where ever you are and go to sleep?”  In the course of the question he also made the comment that (paraphrasing here) it was absolutely horrible to fold the edge of the page in a book to mark your place while reading.  Many comments followed, some saying yes I fold, many agreeing with the original post, that folding was seriously NOT okay.  Of course his original question was also addressed in these many comments! (it was a tie on the actual question last time I looked!). A quick lesson on Facebook engagement before I go further with my commentary:  A great way to get folks to engage with your Facebook profile...

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Connection levels and risk

May 10 by

If you tell people what you really think, in life or in business, there will always, always be those who don’t want to hear it.

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3 Simple Ways to Fill the Well

April 7 by

As creatives, we often spend so much time in the creative process we burn out.  Sometimes we understand why, and sometimes we don’t.  But I think the number one reason is because we forget to fill the well. We are a bunch of folks who have so much to say, so much to give, and so much to show, we are constantly fighting the battle of time verses the ability to produce.  We struggle through our day jobs, or our other responsibilities, and then meter out space for our creative outlets.  We doubt ourselves, we shelter our new born projects, or our old and most dear friends.  We spend time in our heads, or on the page, or the canvas, or the workshop. We forget, sometimes, we are people with needs as well. We...

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Ask Inkwell: Why won’t anyone talk to me?

February 28 by

Is your blog an echo chamber?

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