Tag Archives: creativity
Editor’s block – the flip side.
I finished the first draft of my book (hooray!). I immediately, and foolishly, started to edit it (boo!). It doesn’t work – switching from writing to editing. I guess it’s the brain thing. The right side is supposed to be the creative part, the left the home of the analytical, logical and verbal reasoning. I’m […]
I woke last night in the middle of a dream. One of those intriguing, what happens next kind of dreams with lots of strange subliminal messages that I feel I ought to understand the meaning of but instead they leave me confused and frustrated. Trying to get back to sleep, I’d love to have jumped […]
There’s always a fear lurking in my mind that I might plagiarise. When I compose on the piano, I wonder if I’m simply reproducing a song or tune I once heard a long time ago – an accidental case of unintentional copying. I dismiss this brief anxiety with the reminder I am unique. I’m the […]
Inspiration is a process… or is it?
Trying to find the inspiration to write about inspiration, I stared at the screen after I’d signed up and nothing came to mind – what the hell was I thinking! I plucked this theme off the top of my head because I’d been lost for ideas to post about and suffering the odd bout of […]