Spinnabel Lee on The Jellyvision Show

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our twice-monthly email list full of resources, news and whimsy . Thanks for visiting!A couple of weeks ago, I was welcomed as a guest on The Jellyvision Podcast Show, an incredible locally-hosted podcast about creative Artepreneurship. I had the opportunity to continue and extend the discussion I’ve been having about… Read more →

Spinnabel Lee Stuck in Hula Hoop

On “Failure”

Where other folks see failure, I see learning. That doesn’t mean so-called “failure” feels great. It feels terrible – and it can often seem like you are surrounded by people who are super successful, while you are stuck being a nobody.   Increasingly I’ve learned that everyone “fails”. There is no magic destination where suddenly, “Hooray!” You are now successful… Read more →


Paving the Way For Love

  I want to tell a story about love.   The many ways that love sneaks its way into our lives – the ways it sneaks in at times when we are devoted to our art and committed to ourselves and our own self-love.   I’m going to talk about love, and about intuition, and about what some might call… Read more →

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Successful Spin Life – Interview with FIRE Arts Magazine

I was recently interviewed by Mariya of FIRE Arts Magazine. We discussed business for performers, professionalism, entrepreneurship, creativity and more – the whole video interview is over an hour long (I’m a pretty loquacious individual!) and packed with practical information drawn from my personal experiences in business. Read the accompanying article in FIRE Arts Magazine here. While you’re at it,… Read more →

Spinnabel Lee One Little Flame

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! I try to make gratitude a life practice, not just today but every day. I keep a gratitude journal (right now I’m using a vintage Nancy Drew journal my brother gave me!), and writing to it even a few times a week makes a big impact on how I feel. Think that sounds like hocus pocus? Countless studies… Read more →


Halloweentown Rock – A Halloween Mixtape

Halloweentown Rock from spinnabellee on 8tracks Radio. We’re in the middle of the final countdown to Halloween. Here’s a straight-up rock-and-roll mix to help you with that last minute costume making. Happy Halloween!   What are you dressing up as for Halloween? Tell me here (bonus points for pictures!). Read more →


Creative Words to Light Your Artistic Fire

  If you’ve been feeling stuck creatively, it can feel like madness to even imagine creating anything new. I’ve compiled a few of my favorite quotes on the subject of creativity – words that have helped me think a little differently and approach my world in a new way.   “Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking… Read more →