Luann Udell Artist/writer Luann Udell finds wisdom and humor in the humblest moments of her life. She says, “I admire those who face the hard things in life with courage, hope…and laughter.” She shares insights gained from martial arts, riding, motherhood and mayhem in her regular columns for craft magazines and art blogs. When she’s not writing or battling giant dust bunnies in her art studio, she makes fiber art, jewelry and sculpture inspired by ancient art. For samples of her professional writing, visit