Greetings Creatives,

What is conversation?

I post a lot of random pix on my Instagram feed.

In my mind I am trying to share a small moment of thinking with folx. A momentary point of view or a fleeting bit of thoughtfuel that connects with a deeper conversation that I am noticing with myself.

@rchids has stopped asking why I post the pix that I do and instead he recently mentioned that he has started to imagine the story that is happening around them.

My family on FB will often post up gifs.

Dog Huh GIF - Dog Huh What - Discover & Share GIFs

I like that.

It helps me to process how I see the world.

I think that is more than I could ever ask for in a conversation.

And if my conversations create conversations, that seems like a good direction to keep exploring.

Here’s a playlist of conversation starters.

If you are interested in attending the monthly Words Keep Wolves At Bay meet-ups, please drop a comment below and we can make arrangements for you to share your email with me.

The link for monthly digital meetups will be shared on the day of meeting. 

Meetups are on the 3rd Friday of each month at 8:00 PM.


May 21 - Secret stories. Private pieces in public.
June 18 - Light and Dark. Creating balance.
July 16 -  Loved and Lost. Pieces that broke, burned, or bothered you.
August 20 - Supporting people who don't support your Creative.
September 17 - Can I have more ham? Eff you it's called Prosciutto. And other misunderstandings.
October 15 - Ozymandias
November 19 - Baring bones. The structure of a Creative.
December 17 - Polymath

All past prompts are posted here. 

Post your work wherever you feel most safe and tag it with #wkwab.

Feel free to let other peeps know about our circle.

This circle is not just for words, feel free to explore any element of your creativity. Consider the 'Words' in #wkwab to be our ongoing conversation and fellowship in this space.


  1. I keep reflecting on our last conversation some months ago with Rolland about being an artist. As I try new mediums I too struggle with that word: ‘artist’ as it feels really honorific. Your prompt idea of private and public reminds me of this feeling (mid-life?) where I desperately want to show publicly all of the ideas I’m holding back, but I’m not sure if I’m ready to step outside of the comfort zone yet. Maybe I need a pseudonym?

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  2. It is interesting that a pseudonym would give you a sense of freedom. It seems to me that it could just be another box to keep you from full freedom. What do you do with the ideas that you hold back? Where do you put them?


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