Tag Archives: Creative Thinking

Disconnected Phrases & Haunting Images: What Fills A Writer’s Notebook

Throughout the month of February, t.s. wright and I have been enjoying the Southeast Review’s Daily Writer’s Regimen. On Day Twenty-Two, Anne Valente’s Craft Talk, “Constellated Images” was featured. I will now share this with you. ANNE VALENTE “CONSTELLATED IMAGES” … Continue reading

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Collaboration: Fairy Dust & Hard Labor

Just as RicoChey is suggesting a mob of us writers collaborate, I begin reading a book about creative collaboration. In Big Magic, Liz Gilbert puts forth her experiences with inspiration — that thing of mysterious quality and substance, like fairy dust … Continue reading

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Take A Word Break

Ugh! Here in the States it’s that time of year that is both wonderful and stressful. So many neighbors have their holiday lights up, walking the dog at night I feel like I’m surrounded by a Cameron-esque bioluminescent world. I … Continue reading

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From The Darker Side: Fangs and Fangirls

Not too long ago some friends invited Boyfriend and me to play a tabletop version of the role-playing game Vampire the Masquerade. I was fairly reluctant at first as I had heard of the Masquerade but never played. There are … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail: A Writing Exercise

To our NaNo friends, those competing in the Brigit’s Flame contest this half of the month, and anyone who might just want a writing exercise – I give you the following challenge: Compose a letter from a leading character [of … Continue reading

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Between Point A and Point B

I really love traveling. I like trains, planes, boats, cars, everything that inspires movement. I also like the places where traveling starts: bus terminals, airports, train stations, etc. I’m one of those people who doesn’t get annoyed when my plane … Continue reading

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Hubris: Problem or Solution?

Odysseus doomed his entire crew to 10+ years of suffering and death trying to get home because he said that his victory at Troy was all about him and not about the gods. Personally, I think it’s a good thing … Continue reading

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