Tips for getting out of the insulated writing bubble (and be filled with creative ideas)

When you start on your writers’ journey it’s easy to envelop yourself in a bubble. You want to churn out as many words as you possibly can. You focus on story planning, word count and the dreaded edit. This is all good and necessary to grow as a writer, but the problem with living in …

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The creative process #3 : Practice and improve

While I’m writing this, I am sitting on my friend’s bed after finishing reading a book. I’m a whole town away from home and I have no homework or day job here. I only have a friend and books. I like it here.   So for the first time in two weeks I feel inspired …

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The 2nd part of the creative process.

Mimicking other artists.   Last week I posted about how we need to surround ourselves by creativity and other creative people so that we can take in their work to fuel our own. This week I want to do something a little different. We will be pin pointing certain elements in other artist’s work and …

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The first part of the creative process.

Last week I wrote about creative block and how it’s normally more of an emotional block than anything else. But today we’ll be talking about something else and that is the first step in the creative process. Hint it’s letting yourself be surrounded by other creative people and things. Before anyone ever decides to be …

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The 4 steps to being a creative genius

  Being creative can be both hard and easy. Sometimes it comes as easily as breathing and other times it’s as hard as running 10k up hill. Now me, I swing between the two polar opposites quite a lot and my “Creative blocks” are something I’m becoming used to. So I was wondering how exactly …

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