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POSTED October 28th AT 2:28pm

"I received my first box and was not only impressed, my first thought was, 'I get this' - it was as though it was designed for people like me ( and who think like me), with exactly what I need to get back into writing. Not only are these kits designed to inspire our own creativity - b...

Writerly Notebook and Planner

POSTED October 19th AT 6:07am

My writerly notebook is forever by my side now. Something about the beautiful wood covers that inspires me. And others who've gotten the notebook in their  "Imagination Gone Wild" kit are loving how it all works!  It seemed a little crazy to leave this great item beh...

If you found out you were going to die tomorrow, what would you regret not having done in your life?

POSTED September 26th AT 7:23pm

Now there's a somber thought.  I know.  But that question, "If you found out you were going to die tomorrow, what would you regret not having done in your life?" is the question that led me to finish and publish my memoir, Beyond All Imaginings.In my life and creativ...

Enthusiastic Supporters of Writerly Kits

POSTED September 20th AT 9:11pm

I love that they come up with this all on their own. Thanks, kids. Maybe our next project will be creating a writerly and/or creatorly kit for kids!...

Kamloops author inspiring writers from here to Japan

POSTED September 2nd AT 11:24pm

Very grateful for this article by Cavelle Layes of Kamloops Matters. Cavelle was able to take a long interview of me meandering, enthusing and talking too much and tuck it into a succinct article that captures the essence of all I had to chat about very efficiently.  Beautiful writing skill...

When things are crappy, how can I make it fun?

POSTED August 19th AT 3:48am

My home town in British Columbia has just hit the worst air quality in the world. In the world! This is due to the outragious number of wildfires in our province. I have this little trick I use when things are crappy. I ask myself "How can I make this fun?" or "How can I make this fun...

Writer's Groups - The Good, The Bad, and ...

POSTED August 10th AT 1:52am

The Good, The Bad, and the "It's Okay, but I don't usually go"Many years ago, I belonged to a very formal registered writer's group. I wanted to shoot myself when I was there.  True, it was before I was a community-building coordinator, and before I studied the dyna...

Imagination Gone Wild! Your writerly kit for September

POSTED July 26th AT 10:10pm

On your doorstep by early September.  Mailed out the week of August 25.  Go here to learn more about this theme! ...

Seaworthy - Revealing the contents of our first kit!

POSTED June 30th AT 6:32pm

The official 'reveal' of our Seaworthy-themed Writerly Kit!   Writerly Kit - a stunning engraved birch wood box designed especially for Writerly Kits by Kyle Rankin, and supports Kamloops Makerspace, a local non-profit creative collaborative. (For subscribers, every 4th b...

Taking advantage of a Wild Party

POSTED June 11th AT 9:46pm

I'm taking advantage of a wild party my daughter hosted for my granddaughter's birthday as inspiration for Writerly Kits. After all, the first theme of our first writerly kit is "Seaworthy."Though the box is more about sailing the high seas and less about pirates, Pirates of the ...

When did you stop knowing how very creative you are?

POSTED May 21st AT 12:56am

Creativity; our greatest asset and our most discredited...A quote from Robert Epstein, senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, and contributing editor for Scientific American Mind: “When children are very young, they all express creativ...

Because Writers Deserve to Find Their Best Way...

POSTED May 19th AT 4:30am

Why Writerly Kits?  Here’s the thing; I'm a life and creativity coach (and author) for creatively-inclined people. Personal coaching makes sense for people whose goals involve life changes, career transitions, managing challenging life events, and improving well being and work/family b...

Here's some of my Why

POSTED May 19th AT 2:29am

 Like magic, this idea for Writerly Kits found its way into my thoughts and it has me so inspired. Imagine!  A subscription box service for writers, emerging writers and wanna be writers!For the writers, my vision for you...Your written works matter.  Whether it's a n...

Your story deserves to be told

POSTED May 6th AT 3:04pm

If your story is in your mind in a never-ending loop tape of the exciting "Oh, I could add this twist to the story! " and the less than exciting, "You don't have time. You need to be making money, or, I dunno, doing dishes;"Or, "This is going to sell!"  an...

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