This may seem like a, “Well, duh” sentiment, but be honest with yourself and think about when was the last time you allowed yourself to be impressed with something you accomplished. Here’s a clue: if you mention it to other people and they say something […]
Below is an entry from guest contributor Doraine Bennett’s blog. Some days you just hit bottom. You look at the rambling, unfocused thoughts in your journal, the half-finished or just-begun-but-abandoned manuscripts filling the folders on your computer, the unrevised poems for that collection you thought […]
As a screenwriter, I find creativity the life’s blood of my work, but it’s also difficult to tap into, especially when I’m anxious about paying rent, staying connected with people, worrying about my personal brand, wanting to watch movies or surf the web (all for research, you know) and/or simply commune with my refrigerator.
Fortunately, someone asked Monty Python alum/movie star John Cleese (A Fish Called Wanda, Faulty Towers) to speak on Creativity. (more…)