Original Stories, Photographs and Artwork by Molly Anderson-Childers

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Using Photography to Inspire Writing

Readers, I'm thrilled to announce a new guest blog by Hank Kellner!  This article previously appeared on the Creativity Portal site.  I also featured it earlier this month on my blog, Stealing Plums.  I decided that Addictive Fiction needed a dose of Hank's photo-fabulosity, and posted it here on my Guest Starring page today!  Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

New Interview with Terri Conrad Online at Creativity Portal!

Stop the presses!  My newest interview for Creativity Portal is now online, ready to delight and amaze an unsuspecting world. An Interview with Terri Conrad is an in-depth look at the life, faith, and creative work of an amazing designer who's taken her career to a whole new level.

And that's not all.  This generous soul has agreed to donate some of her work for the Terri Conrad Designs Giveaway.  You can find out all the juicy details at Creativity Portal. Three lucky readers will win fabulous prizes, designed by Terri herself!

To see more of Terri's work, please visit her website, Terri Conrad Designs.  For up-to-the minute news and hot happenings, check out the Terri Conrad Designs Blog

Monday, August 30, 2010

Rainy Day Inspiration

What's your favorite way to celebrate a rainy day?  As the clouds threaten and my dog cowers in terror at the thunder, I find myself wondering how my readers like to spend their rainy days.  Email and let me know!  I'll print the most creative answers here, and will give a free half-hour creativity consultation to the winner.  To enter, just send your phone number and email contact info, along with your answer, to  Please note that this competition is only open to U.S. residents, and is void where prohibitied.

My favorite way to spend a rainy day?  Curled up in bed with a good book!  Right now I'm re-reading Marion Zimmer Bradley's novel, The Mists of Avalon... the perfect read for a stormy day.

Friday, August 27, 2010

On the Other Side of the Q&A

Check out my newest project!  Stealing Plums: An Interview with Molly Anderson-Childers was published today on Persist: The Blog

This site celebrates passion, inspiration, and all things creative.  The brainchild of author Peter Clothier, it is an amazing resource for creative souls. 

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Got Brew? New Edible Article Goes Live!

Feeling a mighty thirst?  Fear not.  I've got the down-low on some fun events for die-hard fans of the foamy stuff.  Check out my newest article, Got Brew? online now at Edible San Juan Mountains

What's brewing?  Three hot local events are jumping off this weekend.  First up, Grillin' and Chillin'- Ouray's own microbrew festival.  The festivities take place in Fellin Park, with live music, a barbecue, and a plentiful selection of microbrews.

Durango-bound?  No worries.  Stop by the Farmer's Market Saturday to check out the Iron Horse Chef Cooking Competition- our local take on the Food Network's Iron Chefs.  Local chefs will compete against one another- and the clock!  It promises to be quite a show.  Stop by and support your favorite grill-meister.

Saturday afternoon, Ska Brewing Company celebrates its Fifteenth Anniversary with live music by The Supersuckers, Farmington Hill, and The Beautiful Losers.  Brewing enthusiasts are in for a treat- Ska's invited fifteen of their favorite craft brewers to crack limited-release kegs of their finest beers.  The fun kicks off at 4:00 p.m. at Ska World Headquarters, at 225 Girard Street in Durango.  They'll be unveiling a new brew- Dementia!  This hearty ale had its humble beginnings as Euphoria; after aging in bourbon barrels, it emerged triumphant as Dementia- Aged and Confused! Stop by and raise a glass to the Ska Crew- celebrating fifteen years of brewing excellence!  Cheers to you!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

New Article by Hank Kellner Featured on Stealing Plums!

Check out the latest addition to Hank Kellner's series, Using Photography to Inspire Writing.  I just posted it on the Guest Starring page at Stealing Plums.  There's a new batch of photos by Kellner, along with a great new site to delight and inspire. 

For a hearty dose of inspiration and photoelicitation, please visit Hank's blog, English Education.  You'll see photos like these, along with links and resources for writers, artists, and educators.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Interview with Jennie Nash Published on Creativity Portal

Greetings, readers, on this rainy morning.  The perfect day to snuggle up with a warm keyboard and write...
I recently interviewed author Jennie Nash for Creativity Portal, and it was wonderful to reconnect with this talented scribbler. 

We chatted about her new novel, The Threadbare Heart, recently released by Berkley Books.  It's a great summer read, the captivating story of a family torn apart by tragedy.  Follow this link to read my Interview with Jennie Nash on Creativity Portal today!  For more of this talented author's work and updates on her career, please visit her website, Jennie Nash.