It’s the same for musicians: if your audience went away feeling buoyed up or brought down, that’s what they’ll remember. If you’re really [...]
After getting married a few weeks ago, we started renovations on our house. In order to get this renewal underway, we had to make room for the construction crew to start their work. In other words, we had to empty everything out of four rooms. It was a lot of work to even [...]
Is creativity MORE important than all of the other attributes that demand our time, attention, and resources?
stan stewart‘s insight:
From James C. Kaufman and The Creativity Post.
See on www.creativitypost.com
A huge thanks to my online friend, Linda Freeman, for this guest post. After reading about the creative process she experienced while making this video, I can’t wait to see Avalanche, releasing on April 3, 2014. Learn more about Linda and how to reach her [...]
I have nothing bad to say about passion. It’s cool. Or I really should say hot. Coupled with stuff like muse, inspiration, talent and so on, passion offers massive motivation when it’s in flow.
I so (too?) often rely on what I’d loosely call talent and my passion for music to get [...]
No matter how much I prepare, mapping out my project, getting inspired, setting up the tools and resources I’ll need, following my creation, scheduling time, doing what works for me, and so on, surprises seem to come up along the way. You probably have plenty to teach me when it comes to rolling with [...]
Thanks for making it this far with my countdown. If you haven’t read parts one, two, or three, please check them out first and then come back here to continue the journey together. Your comments are welcome, as always.
Creativity at its best is a matter of following and leading. I learned about “following and leading” from InterPlay where this is one of the basic forms or practices. The rules are simple enough: participants chose to either follow or lead at any given moment. When leading, I initiate. I start from nothing. When [...]
Creating things is a very enlivening process. The nature of making stuff is that it comes from the center — that impassioned internal something — that humans often hide from the rest of the world. Sharing one’s creative work is a revealing, an open-hearted act that for some is quite scary. This hiding and revealing [...]
After the Light Beings appeared at Columcille for Samhain, I said that I would be publishing a video with a new, original score. Like so many creative projects, I procrastinated, delaying the publishing of this beautiful event. Everything in my life became more important than [...]
…or how about on Twitter? or Feedly?
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