Okay. How’d that impact you? Feel like you and your Muse have just been put behind bars?
If you’re a rebellious type like me, you probably wanted to immediately delete this article. You’re a creative type, and chances are you abhor being told what to do. Yet you want to make your great ideas reality, so you search for guidance on how to best make use of your creativity and talents. And then you rebel against that advice.
I’ve found that the best approach to working with creative people is to help you develop your own creative intelligence. I invite you to view your process as a creative laboratory, where you learn what works for you - what timing, what pace, what focus, what support systems will help you make your ideas real. No need to rebel against your Muse and what works for you.
And, as a writer I like to give advice. I like to think I have some ideas about what works. Here are ten ways to foster your creativity that run counter to the norm.