Creativity

How to Stop Your Days from Feeling Monotonous

Waking up at the same time, going to bed at the same time, going to the same job, driving the same roads to that same job, washing the dishes, doing the laundry, paying the bills, performing other must-perform responsibilities. Every day can easily feel monotonous (and oh-so serious). Every day can feel repetitive, tiresome, unmemorable. Every day can feel boring, plain, bland. A steak dinner that over time tastes like cardboard.

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Creativity

Inspiration is Everywhere

Maybe you're looking for a new idea to explore, or a new project to begin. Maybe you're looking for a few key details for your fictional character. Maybe you're stuck with your story. Maybe you're simply feeling incredibly and utterly uninspired. Below, you'll find a collection of quotes, which speak to the many different places you'll find inspiration. After all, inspiration is everywhere. It lurks inside our dreams. It resides in our emotions. It resides in...
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Creativity-Boosting Things to Do When You Put Away Your Phone

Our phones are amazing devices, aren't they? They connect us to anyone from anywhere around the world. They provide us with any information we're seeking---from how to make a chocolate cake to how to get to a different city to how to relieve our cold. And they do all of this through invisible, wireless technology (something I still can't wrap my head around).

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Creativity

Catching the Details of Our Days

Creativity lives in the details. In a scent. In a petal. In an intimate moment. In a passing smile between strangers. In a reflection. In a few sounds of a symphony. In a few words. In a question. In a seemingly small question.

Below, you'll find a list of prompts to help you catch the things we so often miss, things that might seem insignificant but are really elements of a story, of a...
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Try These 20 Tips When You’re Creatively Stuck

Since we're not robots who can produce on demand, we're bound to get stuck in our creative process. We're bound to have zero ideas, to feel disconnected and distracted. We're bound to get frustrated and feel like we'll never create again. EVER AGAIN. (We're bound to get a bit dramatic.) That's when it can help to take a break, and play, to loosen up our minds and bodies. Here's a list of 20 ways...
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