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What is this?


The Fire Jar is a multimedia playground with drawings, thought experiments, questions, and interactive prompts.

It covers topics like creativity, movement, and learning.

It's edited by Jeremy Finch

With many collaborators.

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Expect creative kindling.
In bite-sized, visual formats.

Nutritious food for thought.

For people who seek to move, create, reflect, slow down or try something new.

Why I make The Fire Jar

Motivations : I wanted a creative accountability mechanism. And I love making things.

It's been a fun way to get feedback, learn new skills, and make new friends.

Here's the origin story.

And my reflections, at 100 weeks.

First time visitor?

Invest in a self-care week.
Try a reflection / growth exercise.
Take a self-paced drawing course.

Other entry points :
Enjoy some animated beats.
Ponder a paradox.
Review the user manual for your brain.
Listen to a playlist (one / two).
Read my early parenting thoughts.
Look at woodcut prints or photos.
Learn how I design these graphics.

Two deep-dive TV reviews :
Battlestar Galactica / Enlightened

Three topics I'm passionate about :

  • Learning and knowledge
  • Bodies and movement
  • Art and creativity

My three main interests :

081: Reader Mailbag (VIII)
Your responses re: timeless knowledge.
082: Reader Mailbag (IX)
Your responses re: bodies and movement.
083: Reader Mailbag (X)
Your responses re: creative practice.

Here are all the reader mailbags.

I appreciate the email reponses!

Core values

Honor your time, trust, and brain-space.
Ask for feedback, regularly. Listen.
Mind-body, big-small, serious-silly etc.

Meta - The Fire Jar
A ~quarterly reflection on process.

Join 285+ readers :

A wonderful stimulant, challenging me to break out of routine thoughts, expectations, habits."
I think I need to start unsubscribing from more things so that TFJ can be a bigger percentage of my inbox."

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