As you may have guessed from some recent blog posts, I’ve spent some time on the west coast during the past couple months and many ideas were spawned by that seaside setting — like this one about creativity and ocean waves. While walking along the beach watching the waves come crashing into rocks and wash […]
Archive | Inspiration
I am a very big fan of scribbling ideas and jotting notes and scrawling diagrams on napkins. Putting the tip of a rollerball pen to a napkin just seems to foster my creative spirit. The napkin is an informal method of sharing an idea or making plans. It usually means you’re in a casual location […]
I was wandering around some shops at the mall with my fiance this past weekend and ran across the items on the shelf pictured below in a store called Sur la table. How many ideas can you generate from this image? My brain immediately went to a lesson in punctuation that could completely change the […]
Wracking your brain for an idea can be mentally draining (literally!) and physically exhausting (stress and tension can be a real pain in the neck… and back.) Stimuli collected from reading and other research can relieve some of the brain drain, but research can also be tiring (though I find it a bit energizing, too) […]
Let your ideas take you where the wind blows. Allow your creativity to sweep you away to wonderful new worlds filled with interesting characters and new adventures. It worked for Dorothy. It will work for you.