The restless artist is an inventor, happiest when she is creating the next great thing, so how can she become a success this way? Learn more from Catharine Bramkamp, author of Writing from the Queen’s Seat: Discover and Write From Your Authentic Authority.
Got COVID Writer’s Block? Get your Creativity Back with the Wisdom of the Five Elements by Marie Bowser
Have you been thinking “Wow! With the shelter-in-place I have all this extra time on my hands, now is my chance to pound out a work of creative genius!”? But then, when you sit down to the computer you’re feeling creatively stuck? Look to the Five Elements for help.
Novels, J.D. Salinger wrote, grow in the dark. By that, he meant that true creativity comes from the subconscious mind, from allowing ideas time to percolate below our conscious awareness.
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Nevada McPherson as she shares with us “Bend Your Mind, Stretch Your Imagination!” Enjoy!
The weather has just turned cooler where I live and with it I notice the light in the afternoon has a different quality. In the summer heat it’s difficult to imagine these brisk, golden days will ever arrive and when they finally do I greet them with joy and a renewed sense of purpose.
Missy Kirtley, born in Marin, California, is a life-long resident of the San Francisco Bay Area. She is married with two young daughters. For four years running, Missy has won NaNoWriMo. The Royals, Volume 1: Eddie was published in June of 2014. The Royals, Volume 2: Lance, was published in August, 2014. Both are available on Amazon.com. The first chapter of Under, a Portal Fantasy novel in progress, placed in the 2015 San Mateo County Fair’s Literary contest, Genre Novelist First Chapter division. Missy currently resides in Castro Valley, California. She works diligently on a plethora of writing projects.
New series! I am committing to sharing a weekly video for the next while, at least for the month of August, where I practice in the real world, sharing with you my journey as...
Creative Inspiration to Bring in the New Year: John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative
As you bring in the New Year and set the tone and day dream and desire, enjoy some inspiration and wisdom from funny man John Cleese. A video I found on BrainPickings by the brilliant Maria Popova — a wonderful weekly newsletter I just discovered: