Yarn and Pencil – Truly Inspired #5

A Guy Called Bloke is creating a series by inviting bloggers to answer some well thought out questions. I was invited to participate…

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The Truly Inspired Series

1] Blog Name

Yarn and Pencil

2] Genre

Autism and creativity

3] Blog Age

5 months

3] At what age did you start to write and what was your motivation for doing so?

I use to avoid writing until I was in my late thirties. I started a foundation course that included writing a few essays. I found I couldn’t construct sentences. My husband tutored me, bless him. He was a good teacher because two years later I started an undergraduate degree where I was able to pretty much able to write unaided. By the second year I was doing very well.

4] Does writing/creativity come naturally to you or do you struggle to invent something inspirational each day/week/month?

I’m always creating in one way or another. I find it easy to write about fibre and textiles because it is…

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Author: yarnandpencil

I'm a Christian on the autistic spectrum blogging about life and my art/craft practice.

11 thoughts on “Yarn and Pencil – Truly Inspired #5”

    1. We started following one another a short time ago. Then on one of my blog posts me asked if I’d like to participate. It happened quite quickly really. Guy put out a couple of posts asking people to join in but I hadn’t previously seen the posts. So if you’d like to participate send him a message πŸ™‚

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  1. Wonderful to read about your creative journey and that when you are blocked you just move onto another area in the textile field. Very wise advice to be flexible and to keep things playful. Losing the joy kills creativity.

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  2. This is brilliant, I really enjoyed reading this and it was wonderful to learn so much about you. I love some of the gems of wisdom in this about creativity, I definitely need to learn to keep it playful! You are a very inspiring lady xx

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