I’m finally going to do it. I’m hopping across the giant Atlantic Puddle, and I’m way too excited. 29 days will likely be quickly scooped up in history, but not nearly as fast as I’m hoping! I WANT TO GO TODAY!!! I’ll be hopefully doing at least one or two articles/week about the fun over…

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This one is a simple, yet challenging creative idea! Sometimes, all we need is the basic start to get us going. We get so stuck in how we are doing a particular style of writing, genre, or even just the mindset, and need a bit of a push to get us to think outside of…

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Fifteen Word Stories are great little ways to get the creative juices flowing, because you have to be extremely specific about words you choose. You can’t get caught up in flowery over-wording explanations, and you certainly do not get to have tons of filler words. I use these when I am brain-blocked (my term for…

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Avoid drama and negativity. Be kind. In the Geeky Creative Journey (or aka Geeks Get Creative), I have issued different mini challenges. One such particular one – in which they are all cumulative and must remain once they are in practice – is to start with a day, and then a week, and from then…

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Maybe you know how to stack butter bricks. Perhaps you know how to package butter. Or make butter in the blender with super yummy herbs and seasonings. Or even the whole process from raising a cow, milking her, processing, separating, churning, etc. The fine art of story telling seems to be perceived to be an…

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Creativity can be something that gets us through the hard times, sees us through those rough patches in life, and gives us definition and meaning in our otherwise rather sedate lives. Wait, who has a sedate life these days? How many browser tabs do you currently have open? Are you only on one piece of…

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