Category Archives: Creativity Exercises

Writing, art, thinking…these are all part of a creative process and every once in a while we need to practice creativity. These are games or challenges to hone creative instincts.

Inktober 2019: A Drawing Exercise

In keeping with last year, I am once again trying Inktober with the goal of drawing more than I otherwise would have. I also used it to explore my tools again. My hope is I will find the tool that … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018: A Drawing Exercise, Part 2

No sooner had I claimed the four drawings a week goal but I fell off that cliff. Tomorrow is the end of Inktober 2018, and while I may find more drawings appear at my fingertips, here are the three I’ve … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018: A Drawing Exercise

Every October, I watch my friends take part in a drawing challenge called Inktober. While I’m no Picasso, I love to draw, sketch, or even paint (though I haven’t done that in more years than I can count). This year, … Continue reading

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Your Opinions Please: Hollywood Immortals

As I mentioned last week, I will be working a table at Sands/Reno Comic Con this Saturday and Sunday. I also suggested I might be doing a panel, which is where the opinions come in. I will be on a … Continue reading

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Looking in: An Exploration of Descriptive Choices

When I’ve taught classes on description, there’s often a moment when an exercise goes awry. Sometimes it’s a matter of reader 50% where the focus comes from the experiences of the reader, but often it can occur when the writer … Continue reading

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