I’ve taken a break over the summer on the Atelier Project Blog to give me more time to work on my final portfolio for the MLitt., but I am brimming over with thoughts about creativity that I want to share – and so I swear I’m gonna steal the time to organize those thoughts. Consider this blog my ‘creativity file.’


I follow a healthy host of bloggers and authors who specialize in creativity – inspirational, motivational thinkers and doers. They are musicians, artists, writers: creators that I admire. Some are spiritual or religious, some are not; some are political, some are not. And you know what? Not one of these encouraging, deep-thinking figures – who are ironic and outspoken on the usual issues that ruffle political feathers – has whispered a word about the Planned Parenthood scandal. I am shocked by the silence of creators on the issue of abortion. Continue reading