Where Does Creativity Come From?

Sometimes creativity shows up where we least expect it. In the last week, I found creativity in a luxury home at an open house, at a gathering of beautiful 70 and 80 year-olds at a book club, and even at the state fair. What does it mean to “find creativity” within yourself and witness it…

Next Big Thing Blog Hop: Twin Falls, Paranormal YA

Special thanks to author Brenda Janowitz, RECIPE FOR A HAPPY LIFE (St. Martin’s Press July 2013) for inviting me on a new round of the Next Big Thing Blog Hop. This time I’m promoting a book by my younger alter ego, Lena Brown, (younger because I feel like a teenager when I write teen books!) I’d also like…

What if you don’t get what you want?

I’m in the clutches of back to school for my elementary, middle schooler and high schooler, and volunteered yesterday at my sorority during recruitment. (Today is pref day, which means you go back to two parties and hopefully bid one tomorrow.) Back to school is a great time to think about expectations, and, conversely, disappointment….