What feels like writer’s block might just be giving up too soon. Charity Singleton Craig challenges writers to use persistence toward better creativity.
Did Allen Ginsberg howl or throw the first pitch. Push yourself or forgive yourself? Cognitive bias or creativity boost? It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Working from home has its perks, but can also have its downside, like professional loneliness. Charity Singleton Craig—and Hemingway—have thoughts on that.
Walking makes you creative, reading makes you happy, publishing makes you tense and Harper Lee makes you appreciate a good editor. It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Would imposing constraints help or hinder your creativity? Charity Singleton Craig explores both sides of working inside and thinking outside the box.
Former teen poet becomes President. Poetry is dead, again? Elastic ekphrastics and the challenges of diversity in publishing. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
What if we took our brains off ‘high alert’ and thought long enough to develop an original idea? Our discussion of A More Beautiful Question concludes today.
Writing conferences pert’near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can’t see unless it’s raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
In this week’s book club discussion of Warren Berger’s ‘A More Beautiful Question, ‘ we consider how to improve our questions before we jump to answer them.
Think you can do your work in your sleep? Warren Berger suggests that we might do our best creative thinking when we’re asleep. Join us for our A More Beautiful Question book club discussion.
What if we didn’t stop asking questions when we got to a certain age? Join us in our first installment of the A More Beautiful Question book club.
Join us for our next book club discussion of Warren Berger’s ‘A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas’ considering how asking beautiful questions like Why, What If, and How can help us move forward in our businesses and personal lives, our writing, and our creative endeavors.
Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
In this look at automation in creative work, Charity Singleton Craig ponders how being like a robot can help you become a better writer, and whether she should plan a career shift toward being personal assistant to a robot.
Iconoclastic thinking requires “thinking outside the room.” Could natural selection be wrong? Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant leads the way.
You deserve a vacation. And we say you should give yourself one. Only don’t leave home. Try these ten tips for a great summer staycation.
Become a better writer and open your creativity with an Artist Date in the showroom of a Daytona Beach bike shop.
Photographs can have a poetic voice. With photography as in poetry, sometimes what isn’t said is just as important as what is. Join us for our latest Photo Play prompt, finding lace in nature, and letting it tell us what isn’t said.
Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, ponder children and a jump rope with poet Maureen Doallas and artist Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
The worst state to borrow books for fictional children, what memoir is not, revising everything from poetry to the NSA. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.