Inspiration strikes in strange and unexpected ways. But when it doesn’t strike, there are some tricks to juice it along.
There are a few things Scrivener can do that you probably can’t do without. Once you know what they are.
When inspiration doesn’t flow, I play the ‘What If?’ game in seven idea-stoking ways.
You can express yourself much more elegantly, and much less violently, with some alternatives to an antiquated idiom.
Inspiration and creativity may not be as mysterious as the experts would have us think.
There’s no doubt that some of our best ideas come when we’re away from the office, in the flow of life. But when we’re stuck at our desks, there are aids to help the flow.
When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Ideas are like rabbits, said John Steinbeck. May you have many. Happy Easter.
Artist Lynn Bridge creates mosaic plates in her Austin, Texas studio, complete with eating utensils. But you don’t eat the food on these plates, because they’re collectible art.
It’s time for brands to quit wasting time on Facebook. Its familiarity is comforting, but the results for brands are not. What to do instead?
There’s no need to make the creative process into a big mystery to outsiders, or even yourself. It all comes from your influences.
You won’t be noticed, much less discovered—there is too much competition from the entire global community for your one little drop in the big web bucket to get found. Instead, start local, where your roots are.
When creative blocks strike, and they will, you can relax, strategize, think and deal with these insights and ideas from creativity gurus.
Among the most thought-provoking pieces I discovered for the new feature I’m debuting today, #Creativity: It’s a Wrap, are those that take aim at finding balance.
Being a publisher lets me do what I love to do: write, paint, photograph, read, design, learn, share, repeat.