Tag Archives: Writer’s Block

Can’t find your creativity? Try cleaning up.

There’s an old saying: If you can’t find something, tidy up. I recently discovered that this wisdom applies to creativity as much as it does to finding lost keys. There’s something about clearing out, sorting, and organizing that nudges my … Continue reading

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Beware of Artists

Creators are a dangerous bunch. If we’re any good at what we do, we’ll probably make at least one or two people feel something. Think a new thought. Even have the occasional insight or two. They might even get mad … Continue reading

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Do you have an artistic blind spot? Exploring the (creative) undiscovered country

But that the dread of something after death, The undiscovered country, from whose bourn No traveler returns, puzzles the will, And makes us rather bear those ills we have Than fly to others that we know not of? Thus Conscience … Continue reading

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The Hungry Muse: Embracing Defiant Optimism, Silliness and Joy

My muse (and maybe yours) requires a special diet. I learned the hard way that mine, at least, needs to be fed decidedly non-serious things or it starves. Everyone told me to feed it “healthy food”, and I tried, really … Continue reading

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