How I Manage My Morning Routine with a To-Do List

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Here’s an incredible video for people struggling with the tension between being “creative” and “playing”. Tim Brown does a wonderful job explaining why “play time” is mission critical to any creative person’s workflow. Hint: We have a lot to learn from children.

Photo by macropoulos Being a writer, or in any creative profession, means you’re heavily reliant on a creative “something” to get you going, and give you the impetus you need to get working. Once the creative juices get flowing, you’re sailing through your work; when that creativity isn’t there, it can be hard to get… Read more

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Photo by moria. I have this old, ugly, dirt brown sweater that I have handed down from my grandfather or uncle. I absolutely love this sweater, and I’m pretty certain that it helps my writing. If you saw the sweater yourself, you might match the type to one a kindly old college professor would wear.… Read more

More often than not, the hardest part of finishing the project isn’t starting, it’s actually putting in the work every day. While starting can be intimidating, it’s the knowledge of knowing that there’s a huge mountain of stuff that has to happen before the project is completed. I’m currently working on a project that always… Read more

Interviews in Creativity is a new series where Jacqueline Wolven chats with creatives to see what helps them stay motivated, organized and how they get work done. Belly dancing, prairie crafts, and Nancy Drew – for the uninitiated that might seem like a very odd combination, but for Jennifer Worick it is all in a… Read more

Photo by Shermeee. If you’re like me, (a big honkin’ dork), your definition of fun is a little bit different than everyone else’s. For example, I became giddy today because I realized that I had some free time set aside to learn Django, a Python framework. I’m starting a fun little project to create a… Read more

Photo by leedsyorkshire. Post by Carolyn Heacock. You’re clipping along at a pretty good pace. Everything is falling into place. You’re feeling great about your current project and then, suddenly, without any warning, you hit a roadblock. Circumstances beyond your control prevent you from making any more progress. Through no fault of your own, you’re… Read more

Photo by dhammza. Sites like Digg, Reddit and Delicious are great for generating ideas. There is no shortage of creative ideas and ways to frame information than what makes to the front page of these sites. Most people think that social media sites are only useful for finding what the latest news is. While that… Read more

Updated February 2019 This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of these affiliate links and purchase the item, I will receive a commission. That allows me to continue to research and provide valuable information to the Internet community. As a serial entrepreneur, I’m addicted to ideas. I feed off of ’em. And… Read more

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