Tag Archives: Creativity

NaNo…No…No…Okay. Why Not?

So, I decided to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year, because my optimism and reality really should finally meet up and have a cup of coffee. The idea is to write at least 50,000 words in one month.  That’s 1666.66666667 words … Continue reading

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Selling Art or Selling Out?

“Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them…well I have others.” – Groucho Marx Let’s face it: creative types rarely get to write their own ticket. Once you’re finished with that novel, that sculpture, that album, the people footing … Continue reading

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Brilliance in Bedlam?

Somebody asked a question the other day in the Scribophile forums about the correlation between mental illness and creativity.  “Do you think this is true?” Jesus wept, I thought.  Here we go again. Since I’ll be taking the scenic route to … Continue reading

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