Doing the work. small stone Day 27

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ~Emile Zola Kaspa writes: Inspiration is all around us. One of the questions writers and artists often get asked is, “Where do you get your ideas from?” But my experience of talking to artists and writers, and of my own writing, is that there is often an abundance of […]

Interview with John Fox: Poetry Therapist

We knew John Fox’s wonderful writing before we knew the man, and we use his book ‘Finding What You Didn’t Lose‘ on our mindful writing ecourses. He works in a similar field to us – where the written word and healing overlap, and where the magic happens. We feel very privileged to welcome him to our series of creativity […]

An interview with Sean M Madden: Creative Writing & Mindful Living Guide

When I found Sean’s profile it felt like I was reading Writing Our Way Home’s mission statement. It’s always lovely meet kindred spirits. And it’s also lovely to welcome him to our series of creativity interviews today. Welcome, Sean. What drives your creative work?A love and corresponding need to reflect back my own experience, my own inner […]

An interview with Caro Sweet: Sculptor

Caro lives a stone’s throw from Malvern. We met at our local business breakfast (at the wonderful Blue Ginger Cafe) and I’m looking forward to mooching around her studio sometime soon! We’re delighted to invite her to join our series of interviews with creative people. Welcome, Caro. What drives your creative work?My passion for life. […]

An interview with Matthew Licht: Author

Fiona writes: I first came across Matthew Licht’s work when I was struck by the beautiful cover on his new collection from Salt (below). He was kind enough to do a ‘story swap’ and I’m looking forward to settling down with “Justine, Joe & the Zen Garbageman”. We’re happy he’s joining our creativity interview series. […]

An interview with Colleen Leonardi: Writer, Editor, Choreographer

Fiona writes: I found Colleen Leonardi through her lovely blog, and soon discovered that she was multi-talented… choreography, cooking, yoga, writing… a fine candidate for our series of creativity interviews. We’re very privileged to welcome her here today. Welcome, Colleen. What drives your creative work? My love of grace and the imagination, and an endless sense of […]

An interview with Gregg Krech: Director of ToDo Institute

This week I’m delighted to welcome Gregg Krech to our series of creativity interviews. Gregg is the founding director of the Todo Institute, and the author of Naikan, Gratitude, Grace and the Japanese Art of Self Reflection. He is also the editor of Thirty Thousand Days: A Journal for Purposeful Living. I think that the […]