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Creating with Kiddos w/ Rey Ward

My guest today is Rey Ward, a youth development professional who uses art and creativity as part of a trauma-informed practice when serving young clients. Working with kids has taught them infinite lessons on seeing beauty in imperfection and finding healing in the process rather than the result. … More Creating with Kiddos w/ Rey Ward

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Writing Bad Books w/ Alex the Undercover Novelist

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:25 — 26.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIn this episode, I’m joined by Alex the Undercover Novelist. She is the host of the Novel Marathon podcast and a lifelong writer and learner. She started the Novel … More Writing Bad Books w/ Alex the Undercover Novelist

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Finding Your Creative Process w/ Anni Kamola

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:43 — 38.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIn this episode, I talk with Anni, an author, developmental editor, and writing coach, about the creative process in all its forms and rhythms. There are those times when … More Finding Your Creative Process w/ Anni Kamola

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Creating for Yourself w/ Kharysa Watt

My guest today is Kharysa Watt, a horticulturalist turned freelance editor and a pencil artist. We chat about the journey to making art for yourself and all the stumbling blocks therein–from fearing what your parents and peers think to learning that it’s ok to leave things unfinished and to take breaks when we get frustrated. … More Creating for Yourself w/ Kharysa Watt

Creating Community w/ Gabrielle Goodloe

On today’s episode, I talked with my friend and fellow editor, Gabrielle (Gabby) Goodloe, about the importance of creating community in the writing world. At the end of the episode, we introduce our new writing community, The Writer’s Helm. Yo ho! … More Creating Community w/ Gabrielle Goodloe

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Healing Through Creativity w/ Medora Frei

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:20 — 42.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreContent warning: mental health, self-harm, and other health-related traumas. My guest in this episode is an intuitive abstract artist based in the Midwest. Art has always been Medora’s way … More Healing Through Creativity w/ Medora Frei

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Growth Part II

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:30 — 40.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreA change is coming to the podcast, and we thought it was time to finally record part II of our Growth episode. The Ugly Podcast is both growing and … More Growth Part II

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Fun and Creativity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:17 — 37.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIn this episode, Lauren and Emerson discuss fun and creativity and how we can merge those two things. We don’t always associate creativity with fun, and we want to … More Fun and Creativity

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Overwhelm

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:51 — 32.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Music | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIn this episode of The Ugly Podcast, Lauren is overwhelmed. That’s it. That’s the show. No, I’m kidding. Lauren and Emerson chat about what overwhelm feels like in our … More Overwhelm

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