Episode 18 – Finding Creative Inspiration In Doubt
Imaginative alchemy at work
1 year ago
What if you could turn those creative doubts into fuel for your creative practice? Harvest those doubt nuggets and toss them into the old notion conversion contrivance and fire up an inferno of inspiration. Except in this case the contrivance is your mind and the nuggets are electrical impulses, but still! When you doubt your work, from how well it matches the idea in your mind's eye or whether you're conveying exactly what you mean, you open up possibilities. And where there are possibilities, inspiration is there for the taking.
Links: Wonderbook by Jeff VanderMeer About Writing: Seven Essays, Four Letters, & Five Interviews by Samuel Delaney If You Want To Write by Brenda Ueland The Accidental Creative Podcast hosted by Todd Henry