ADAM’S BLOG

Episode 006

Episode 006

Where can artists find inspiration? Can they use the world around them as sparks for their art? Ideas are everywhere. The key for creatives is how they allow themselves to experience the world, how they open themselves to the inspiration provided by everyday life. ...

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Episode 005

Episode 005

What does it mean to explore different artistic passions? Our guest, Sara Jillian, shares her life of creativity and how she has explored writing, illustrating, acting, being a clown and more. An artist from a young age, Sarah learned how to embrace her creative...

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Episode 004

Episode 004

In this episode, you’ll learn some tips and tricks for stepping away from your art, strategically, and with an eye towards coming back fresher and stronger than before.  If you listened to our last episode,  5 Signs You Should Step Away from Your Art, then maybe...

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Episode 003

Episode 003

Is it time to step away from your art? It’s one of the most difficult decisions an artist can make, and today, you’ll learn how to know if the time is right.  Stepping away from a project can be powerful and can be just the medicine your project needs when you are no...

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Episode 002

Episode 002

Do you ever feel unmotivated? Do you ever feel so overwhelmed that your art feels like yet another MUST in your life, just another thing in an impossible list of things you need to do.  What if there were a technique to help you break through that resistance, a...

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Episode 001

Episode 001

Welcome to the first episode of A Kick in the Art – a podcast for artists and creatives of every kind.  Today’s episode is all about WHY Adam started this podcast and HOW it can help you breakthrough artistic barriers, develop powerful creative habits, and share more...

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Why I Opened The Tear with a “Fake” Quote

Why I Opened The Tear with a “Fake” Quote

Sometimes, when writing fiction, what you think will be hard ends up being easy, and what you think will be easy, ends up being hard. Little did I know when I found the perfect quote to open The Tear that it would take me down a rabbit hole in two different language...

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My Favorite Week of the Year

My Favorite Week of the Year

For as long as I can remember, it has been the same--the week from Christmas through New Year’s Day has always been my favorite week of the year. It's a week when the rest of the world is chilled. The phone rings less. The meetings are fewer and farther between. The...

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Make Space for Art

Make Space for Art

Art requires space. Too often, physical space becomes the object of our focus, for one of the best ways to stimulate the magical flow state that all creators crave is to establish supportive rituals and environments. Personally, I’m at my most creative in a quiet room...

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The Path Already Taken

The Path Already Taken

Often, the choice of two paths is already behind us. Whether the path is less or more traveled is of less consequence than that the path has remained the same. No other paths are visible. We trod one foot in front of the other with an inexorable forward motion. For...

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