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Author Becky Blades
Becky Blades

Becky Blades is a writer, artist, business strategist, and philosopher of creative, adventurous living.

She has written for, The Huffington Post, Grown & Flown, Live Happy, Scary Mommy, McSweeney’s, and others. Since selling her award-winning public relations firm, she has worked as a creative consultant and mentor, and as a civic advocate for the arts and entrepreneurship.

Becky’s mixed media artwork is in private collections from San Francisco to New York to Paris. It is represented by The Eva Reynolds Gallery, in the Kansas City area, and the FOR Fine Art Gallery in Whitefish, Montana.

Becky earned her Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and studied art at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Among Becky’s unfinished creations are two lovingly launched daughters, Taylor Kay Phillips and Tess Phillips. She lives in Kansas City with her husband, Cary Phillips, and her Maytag front-load washing machine.

Her new book, Start More Than You Can Finish, Becky celebrates the art of beginning, and redefines the rules of the creative process.

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