3 Reasons Why We Need Dreamers


It's recently come to my attention that I am too much of a dreamer...and I don't want to change. These aren't the sorts of dreams with a set goal at the end of the tunnel. When your chosen career is storytelling, it's easy to forget the ‘rules’ and stand out even in your own crowd. …

What the World Needs Now


Have you ever gotten an urge to write something from the bottom of your heart—only to be intimidated by some unnameable force insisting that you smooth the edges until it no longer sounds like you? That urge to fit in and not ruffle feathers…that urge to be like other people so you won't draw attention… …

Artist Cait Potter on Exploring Different Crafts


Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. Pablo Picasso Picasso's quote comes to my mind when I ponder two drawings by artist and writer Cait Potter. They're among my favorites, the titles creating a parallel: Her fish is titled No Ordinary Bird, and the bird (displayed later in …

Guest Post: A Little Bit of Everything Gets You Nowhere


Jack of All Trades, master of none, that’s how it goes. Right? How do we know what our calling is when we have so many? I studied Fine Art in college. I focused on painting. But I never find myself able to commit to any one idea. When I moved to Germany, my new group …