Conversations and Interviews

Since 2000 Creativity Portal has crossed paths with innumerable muses, authors, artists, writers, teachers, coaches, and other creative professionals willing to share their stories, insights, trials, and triumphs with our readers. Some are best-selling authors and creativity leaders; others successful coaches and entreprenuers. All have one things in common: they are brilliant and passionate about what they do. Here are their stories revealed through thought-provoking questions.

2021 Creative Careers Interviews

Interviews: Nu Shooz Musician Valerie Day, Award-Winning Architect Donald Rattner, Journey of Self-Discovery Facilitator Roslyn Rus, Poet Brian R. Martens.

20Q Interviews

A growing array of entrepreneurs, leaders, artists, writers, professors, teachers, coaches, therapists, performers, inventors, and others continue to answer the call to help inspire others trying to figure out their own creative callings and career paths.

Interviews with The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard)

10 Muse interviews: Jill Badonsky, Marge, Lull, Audacity, Spills the Imp, Muse Song, Bea Silly, Albert, Aha-Phrodite, and Arnold (The Bodyguard).

Spirited Woman Interviews with Nancy Mills

21 Interviews by Spirited Woman Nancy Mills with inspiring women artists, actresses, writers, performers, and entrepreneurs including Marie Javins, Marlow Wyatt, Laurel Touby, Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, Roz Browne, Frances Halpern, and Fannie Flagg.

2012 Creative Careers & 20Q Interviews

2011 Creative Careers Interviews

10 Interviews: Peter Clothier, Stephanie Rose Bird, Tim 'Dr. Hope' Anders, Shelley Klammer, Abby Connors, Victoria Hanley, Joseph Dillon Ford, L.A. O'Neil, Natalie Goldberg, and Judy Wood.

2010 Creative Careers Interviews

17 Interviews: Angi Sullins, Michele Batz, Roberta Allen, Tina Verduzco, Chuck Sambuchino, Terri Conrad, Jennie Nash, Cynthia Staples, Penny MacPherson, Nadine Sanders, Ashfaq Ishaq, JoAnn Bromley, Debra Ponte, John & Sandy Weber, Diana Rivera, and Carson Jones.

2009 Creative Careers Interviews

12 Interviews: with Bruce Deitrick Price, Jill Allison Bryan, Valery Satterwhite, Rita Farin, Jeff Scarterfield, Michael Michalko, Kristi Tencarre, Jerry Wennstrom, Jennie Nash, Angela Cartwright, Susan Brackney, and Carol Parks.

2008 Creative Careers Interviews

13 Interviews: The Christmas Sugar Plum Fairy, Annette Rose, Erin Gray, Lily Raven Queen, Kimberly Richardson, Lilly Fluger, Chris Dunmire, Cynthia Morris, Naomi Rose, Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy (SARK), Chris Zydel, Jurgen Wolff, and Deanne Fitzpatrick.

2007 Creative Careers Interviews

12 Interviews: Joan Lefkowitz, Cathy Yardley, Angela Hook, Pat Conway, David Duggins, Lynda Lehmann, Linda Dessau, Dorothy-Clare Jacobs, Annie Lang, Kristen Fischer, Kathy Rembisz, Anne Marie Bennett.

2006 Creative Careers Interviews

3 Interviews: Creative Careers in the Arts series introduction, and interviews with Sonia Wijts, Quinn McDonald, and Jill Badonsky.

2005 Creative Careers Interviews

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2004 Creative Careers Interviews

Interviews with Christen Douglass.