Category Archives: On writing

Thoughts about writing, actual writing and tips for writers!

My Word of the Year 2016: Grace

Stop shaming and start reclaiming. * Beth Buelow Today is the start of our work week around here, after the long holiday, so I thought I’d type up the first post for the New Year! Yay! Back to blogging, yes! … Continue reading

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Instagram Giveaway, Writing & Embroidery

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. Barbara Sher Today I have a … Continue reading

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Finding the Invincible-blogger-self

Blogging for over ten years, one of my biggest identities as a grown up has been that I am a blogger, the creator of this blog, writing up and sharing new inspiration every week… But if we lose that ability … Continue reading

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Journaling practice: Ask Questions

Asking questions is a good place to start any relationship. But how often do you stop to ask some really important questions to yourself? And then taking time to really answer them, no bull shit allowed? The questions, as well … Continue reading

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The Writing Landscape

I can get lost even when I have a map in hand, because I have no sense of direction. But maps fascinate me, and I’ve used a lot of vintage maps in my art. I especially like the metaphor of … Continue reading

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The Story of Pink published

Thanks for your kind words on my last post my dear friends. There is a lot more than January-blah going on inside my head, but I will talk about that in another post, another time. The block might even have … Continue reading

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Words about iHanna

I am a lot of things. There are many words that describe me, who I am, what I do, and what I’m into right now. Here are a few of them, in no particular order. I am… Please follow and … Continue reading

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Guest Posting

A lot of artists think that they need all the time in the world to make the work. But what they really need is a deadline. Austin Kleon I don’t have guest posts on this blog, because it doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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Hello June, new goals & index card creativity

It’s June, and what ever the weather I consider June to be summer. So, hello dear summer, you have been missing me for quite a while now (maybe since last summer ended). I’m glad you’re here. I plan to be … Continue reading

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In Search of a Compass

I doodled and painted a quick little compass mandala in a fresh notebook late last night. I have been jumping between all kinds of journals and notebooks lately, not feeling completely at home in any of the ongoing books… In … Continue reading

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