Two Steps to Being the Top Google Search Result

A headline like that is sure to draw traffic, right? I do actually list two steps to being the top Google search result below, but will then emphasize how what a blogger really wants is not a high click-through rate for a single post but a vibrant community of readers who keep coming back. But you …

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Crustacean Christmas Revisited

Have you ever typed "crustacean Christmas" into Google? It probably says something about the oddity of our family tradition that an Artist's Road blog post about it is the first entry on that list. Today I'll provide a sequel post, but first some quick background. It started with a Christmas tree ornament my wife purchased …

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Our Annual Crustacean Christmas

Indulge me in a little diversion from my usual post of providing tips on creativity I've learned through interviews with creatives. I'd like to share a family tradition we have here of making borderline-tacky Christmas displays. We draw them onto plywood, jigsaw them out, paint them and display them. Here's this year's entry, a 7' …

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