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The Phoenix from the Ashes

Sometimes confronting your greatest doubts—contemplating the end—can be… freeing. Stepping back from the harsh taskmasters of your dreams and the pressures of your goals can allow you to look at creativity as a more fluid process. I’m returning to writing … Continue reading

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The Nature of Creative Expression

[Warning: whining about my creative difficulties ahead… but also I think an interesting exploration of the creative process] Creativity is a remarkable thing. As far as I am aware, it is a uniquely human thing. Not everyone does it, or … Continue reading

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The Flow and the Void

Many creativity guides out there will suggest that the ultimate experience of creativity is something called “flow.” Basically, it is a state of total concentration and free expression, full of joy and without anxiety or doubt. To some, it feels … Continue reading

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Creativity Guides

There are a lot of great books out there about writing—about creating characters, structuring plots, or crafting settings and dialogue. But lately I’ve been reading more books about creativity in general, about the elusive process of making things up and … Continue reading

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