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The Stories Between Us

Dec 22, 2020

What creative mindsets are you taking with you into the New Year? Are they ways of thinking about creativity that serve you well or do they keep you mired in negative self-talk? Today, Shawn and Maile each share one mindset they're taking with them into the New Year, and one mindset they're planning on leaving in 2020.

Dec 17, 2020

Today we get to speak with painter and artist Freiman Stoltzfus about growing up as an artist within the Amish community, the role his mother played in his life work, and the relationship between creativity and grief. Maile is especially fascinated by a term he uses, creative recovery, in describing how we can...

Dec 15, 2020

Shawn and Maile talk about the dynamic and life-giving force that change can be in your creative life. So, change it up! They also talk about the various ways their creative lives are changing in 2021--Maile is teaching a writing class! Shawn is writing a screen play! Join them as they talk about the good and tough...

Dec 10, 2020

Melanie Dale talks about writing horror, parenting books, becoming a zombie on The Walking Dead, and her journey into special needs parenting. We reflect on the first time we met (in a careening minivan) and how the creative life is always taking us in the directions we least expect. 

Check out her new book here: Calm...

Dec 8, 2020

Maile and Shawn talk about their own self-limiting beliefs and how those things have kept them from trying and creating new things. Do you have beliefs about yourself that are limiting? Are you measuring who you can become by your past? 

And they talk about a new way forward, a creative path that allows for creativity,...