Tag Archives: Creativity

Cool Post on “No” for Creative Types

I stole this from The Rumpus. It was up on the site Medium, which also has a couple of Bukowski references in recent days. Here’s an excerpt:

The professor contacted 275 creative people. A third of them said “no.” Their reason was lack of time. A third said nothing. We can assume their reason for not even saying “no” was also lack of time and possibly lack of a secretary.

Keep a Journal and You’ll Never Be Blocked

Every writer probably knows this already, but keeping a journal, diary, or just a notebook handy to jot down thoughts and impressions, pieces of dialogue overheard, etc., is an incredible tool. I found this old article from Psychology Today that states the case more profoundly in terms of maintaining creative flow.