I tend to spend an hour or less writing an article each morning, but is that all there is to it? I might knock them out quite quickly, but there is hours of thought and inspiration first. Even the photography supports the writing, the opening image often helps me find the mood to write. Music can help too. (more…)
If you want to be creative, you need inspiration. You won’t be inspired, unless you look for inspiration. You have to be curious and look around. We are naturally curious, but we can get out of the habit. Watch a child walking through a park, they look at everything. They see a muddy stick and they pick it up; they look at bugs and worms. They play in the snow and ignore any discomfort.