Looking for a speaker for your meeting or event?

Add an hour (or more) of creativity learning and fun to an existing seminar or meeting! Commission a full-day or multi-day creativity workshop!

Melinda is an experienced Creativity Guide and Educator. She’s lead creativity workshops for a variety of arts organizations including chapters of the Romance Writers of America and the Historical Novel Society. She combines her 20+ years of teaching and curriculum development with a life time of artmaking to tailor-make creativity seminars that intertwine the science of creativity with lively exercises intended to set the imagination free!

  • Melinda utilizes the language of travel to guide participants to the crossroads of creativity and possibility in order to explore the intersections of life and art. She believes that creativity is a birthright and enjoys leading journeys to the borders of the imagination to ignite the power of innate originality.
Available Discussion Topics:
  • the science of creativity
  • the myths and history of creativity
  • the healing power of art and creativity
  • the Muse as a shapeshifter
  • making peace with your inner critic
  • making space and time for creativity
  • creativity and movement 
  • creativity and meditation
  • creativity and play
  • creativity and the divine 
  • creativity and travel
Available activities:
  • design your own creative ritual
  • map out your creative-life plan
  • discover your influences and creative idols
  • find inspiration in your creative ancestry 
  • write yourself free with creative visualizations
  • spark ideas in high-energy group brainstorming sessions

“Now I know how to get a creative project started by using meditation to connect with my inspiration.” -Gigi


“I’m excited about setting a new creative routine and getting into the groove again.” -Rebecca


“I loved writing the letter to my Muse. It helped me to really see opportunities to open myself to her and to take inspiration from my crazy, hectic life.” -Tamera

Get to know Melinda…

  • By the hour: $200.00/hour + a one-time $10.00/participant fee.

Travel costs outside of Central Ohio may be added depending on the location of the event.

  • Full or multi day workshop: Click below to start a conversation about a tailor-made workshop.

Travel costs outside of Central Ohio may be added depending on the location of the event.

Click here to get in touch and reserve dates!