Saturday, October 20, 2012

Writing Prompt: Steven Johnson on Where Good Ideas Come From

Writing Prompt: Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where does your creativity stem from?

Before answering the prompt view the short video created by Steven Johnson...
That’s the real lesson: Chance favors the connected mind.” ~ Steven Johnson

Refining the machinery of creativity, or what heartbreak and hydraulics have to do with coaxing the muse.
  • Where do your creative ideas come from? Explain
  • Do you have think creatively?  Give an example.
  • Have you ever experienced creative block?  If yes, give an example.  If no, why do you think you have never had this experience?
  • Does procrastination play a role in inhibiting your creativity?

Start Scribbling!

If you have time, take a peek at what John Cleese of Monty Pylon fame has to say about creativity.

Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.
Have a Creative Weekend!
The Writing Whisperer
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1 comment:

  1. Awwn Cynthia! Of course I would follow this ``other blog``. THIS is what I have been looking for. I am not joking. Like a website exactly for the purpose of getting your writing juices flowing :) Definitely WILL read! Subscribing by email too!