Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

Don’t Forget to Take Time out

August 20th, 2013 No comments

There seems to be a drive in today’s society towards voracious consumption. There is so much “content” out there! but it’s important to take some time away from the buzz and enjoy space for thoughts of our own. Read more…

Ten Great Posts From 2012!

January 1st, 2013 No comments

It’s yearly-round-up-time! I much prefer this way of celebrating the new year to keeping your neighbours awake phoning everyone you know and yelling “HAPPY NEW YEAR!” at them, then keeping your crappy party music going until four in the morning. Read more…

Stories From Beyond The Box

August 4th, 2012 2 comments

I’m finishing off a draft and looking ahead to my next story. Picking through ideas I’ve got, I’m looking square in the eye of a fun story involving dinosaurs (yeah baby!) It’s way outside my normal style, which makes me consider how I dreamed it up in the first place. Read more…

5 Fool-Proof Ways to Put your Muse to Work

July 14th, 2012 No comments

Are you at the mercy of your Muse? Do you wake at night drenched in sweat, the icy fingers of a nightmare still clinging to your heart? A nightmare where you’re alone in a cold desert, digging in the dirt for just one idea (and you have no pants on)? Fear not, the Muse can be tamed! This is your oasis! Read more…

Where is the Creative Bit?

May 14th, 2009 No comments

It might not be where you think. A lot of people feel that writing is the act of putting pen to paper, or finger to keyboard. That’s both the part that makes writing seem so accessible and easy, and the part that makes it so intimidating. It seems easy because anyone can write words on the page. But we’ve all sat down in front of a blank page and stared at it with creeping terror. But is that really the creative part to writing? Is that really writing at all? Read more…