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Collaboration: Trust Floats the Boat

Join us on Story Circle Network’s Telling Her Stories as Stephanie Farrow and I continue to discuss the essentials of collaboration in our Creative Catalyst column. This month? Without trust, collaboration ain’t gonna work.

Making Collaboration Work, Part 4: Creative Catalysts Riehl and Farrow

Here’s the second part of the conversation between my New Mexico collaborator Stephanie Farrow and myself. Check out the first part of our making collaboration work discussion. In our column “Creative Catalyst” on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View, we have posted the first two of a three-part cycle on collaboration: […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 3: Creative Catalysts Janet Riehl & Stephanie Farrow

Riehlife’s February and March blog-of-the-month theme is Collaboration, that most excellent of love relationships in our lives and work. This series features two interviews by two collaboration duos plus a conversation with a distance educator. In our first 2-part interview Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler told us how they met and shared five tips for […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 1:Women’s Memoir Duo Kendra Bonnett & Matilda Butler

Collaboration. Some folks are suited for it, and some aren’t. When it does work, worlds of resources combine, expand, and intersect toward common goals as shares ideas, knowledge, and learning through building consensus. How do we do that to make our work better, further-reaching, and…more fun? I invited Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler of Women’s […]

The Critique Waltz

Ever been in a critique group? Want to know how to make the most out of it when your work is being critiqued? Read the January post for our Creative Catalyst column. “The Critique Waltz” on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories. Written by Janet Riehl of St. Louis and Stephanie Farrow of Albuquerque

“Art of Critique” by Riehl & Farrow on Telling Her Stories

Critique is an art when done well–and potentially damaging when it’s not. In our fifth cycle for our Creative Catalyst column on Telling Her Stories (Story Circle Network) Stephanie Farrow and I take on this topic. “Art of Critique” is our keynote post in this cycle of three.

“Mission Possible” for Creative Catalyst, SCN Telling Her Stories

We have dedicated two cycles of three posts each on the topic of fear in creative practice. “Mission Possible”is the second post in the second cycle. Our last post in this series will appear in October. Stephanie Farrow collaborates with me in writing our Creative Catalyst column for Story Circle Network’s blog: “Telling Her Stories.”

Creative Catalyst: Fie on Fear! Success & Failure: Two Sides of a Coin

My collaborator and editor Stephanie Farrow and I blog monthly (1st Tuesday!) on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View. We establish a theme in the anchor post and continue with two additional posts to deepen the theme. Cycle 3 in May-June-July considered “Fear: The Friendly Enemy.” This month we begin to […]

CREATIVE CYCLES: BALANCING ACT…MarchTelling HerStories post up

CREATIVE CYCLES: BALANCING ACT (Number 2 in a series of 3) You can read my most recent Creative Catalyst post on the Story Circle Network blog (Telling HerStories: The Broad View) by clicking this link. Catch up on the entire Creative Catalyst archive here. This column is written in collaboration with my dear friend Stephanie […]