Monthly archives: September, 2011

The Power of Pause

Last weekend I read Faith and Will, a spiritual book by the iconic writer Julia Cameron.  In case you are not familiar with Julia’s work, she is the author of numerous best-selling books, blockbuster screenplays, and even several Broadway musicals.  In the writer’s world, she is one of the most influential teachers of the last …

Freeing Your Muse

In ancient mythology, a muse was a goddess who inspired artists. There were nine muses in Classical Mythology, each one responsible for inspiring a particular set of artists: one for poets, one for musicians, and even one for dancers and comedians. Meet Calliope, the Muse of Epic Poetry, as imagined by a Roman sculptor in …