Creative Insights

Along the way, Stan Stewart has learned a few things about creativity. He shares them with you in the hope that you’ll respond with your confirmation or perhaps that your experience is completely different. Both are welcome.

This is also a place where you’ll find some articles about inspiration. After all, that’s an essential part of artistic creativity, too.

Orange sunset with clouds over a lake

Forget a birthDAY – Let’s have a birthWEEK

Some people love to celebrate birthdays and others don’t. I fall in that “don’t” camp. Birthday Ponderings Well, let me clarify. I’m fine with honoring the anniversary of being born (AKA a birthday). I’m just not certain that one day is enough. Maybe that’s enough for celebrating it with my friends and family. But for …

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Singing Choir - photo by cottonbro

Singing Grief: What’s It Take To Make A Pandemic Choir?

Last week, I shared with you “what is a requiem?” Historically, choirs would sing most requiems accompanied by a variety of instruments. But during this pandemic, scientists have warned us that it may be dangerous to sing together. Though it does not compare to the loss of lives, the loss of live music was another …

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