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MY TOP CREATIVITY PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS

I’ve always loved listening to music while I’m doing creative projects. Over the past few years, I’ve become a huge fan of podcasts about creativity, art, illustration and the business of doing all those things. I enjoy and appreciate the friendly voices and deep conversations that podcasts provide. I’m always on the lookout for new […]

By |2022-01-19T16:16:12+00:00January 16th, 2022|General Updates, Inspirations|Comments Off on MY TOP CREATIVITY PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS

My Year In Review 2021

Creativity and new directions in post-lockdown times

Teresa Flavin with Free Little Library community book exchange she painted in 2021 With the Free Little Library in 2021.

It might seem a little bit early to review my life at the beginning of December, but we’re coming […]

By |2021-12-05T16:16:52+00:00December 4th, 2021|General Updates, Inspirations, News|Comments Off on My Year In Review 2021

My Free Little Library Art Adventure

Teresa Flavin next to the free little library art she createdDuring lockdown in January 2021, a plastic drawer unit filled with books appeared outside a home in our neighbourhood. Its kind owner left a simple handwritten note on it: TAKE A BOOK, LEAVE A BOOK. This was […]

By |2021-12-05T16:14:47+00:00November 19th, 2021|Inspirations, News|Comments Off on My Free Little Library Art Adventure

It’s a Revision Thing

September reminds me of returning to school and new beginnings.

I’ve always felt a charge of creative energy when the autumn comes. This year is no different, despite the challenges we all are facing. In some ways, September feels more like the start of a new year than New Year’s Day. And, in a way, I have […]

By |2020-09-21T15:38:20+00:00September 21st, 2020|My Current Projects, News|Comments Off on It’s a Revision Thing

Signs of Life

This is a big week for signs of life in my world. Not only am I about to finish the first draft of a novel I have been working on for a long time, but our lockdown pond has attracted its first tadpoles and frogs. A first draft and a pond may seem unrelated but […]

By |2020-06-19T10:45:24+00:00June 19th, 2020|My Current Projects|Comments Off on Signs of Life

Five Writing Lessons I’ve Relearned

What do you do when your ‘work in progress’ stops progressing?

I am currently writing a middle grade fantasy novel. Having published three novels and one novella already, you might think I’m just flying through this project with no hiccups. But here’s the thing: even experienced writers deal with barriers and […]

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