My boyfriend got me some new art supplies for Christmas. I think he got me about every beginner thing you could possibly get a person. From all the pencils, to charcoal pencils, to charcol, to eraser types and smudgers. As well as coloured pencils which I will have some fun with. A new sketchbook which… Continue reading Art: I got some new art supplies
I have had a longlasting bout of depression that I am now on medication for. I am talking a decade of Major Depressive Disorder. I don't mean a bit of ennui although, yeah, I get that too... don't we all? But depression is a beast. It is quite effective medication for me. And you hear… Continue reading Creativity and depression
I found some old images I made for my very first website. This was back in the day so I made it from HTML Brings me back. To compete designing and using drawings for buttons. It was fun. Ran that site for a few years until I moved to templates on Blogger and… Continue reading Look what I found…
You know sometimes our creativity just stalls. It isn't writer's block, it is just bleh 'I can't seem to produce anything worthwhile'. Sometimes we need ways to boost creativity for our writing. Like right now in the novel I am working on my main character is just bleh. I still to just haven't found her unique… Continue reading 9 ways to boost creativity
Indie writers have to be a jack of all trades really. We write our books. We do cover designs. We market our books. We have to learn some skills, man. Some serious skills. I have been slacking on the marketing it is just that it does not come easy for me. However, I have found… Continue reading Starting some book promotion. Finally.
I am a sort of lucid dreamer due to some serious insomnia and disturbed sleep issues. Normally I loathe lucid dreaming because I love to see where my brain takes me. Your brain can travel in some wonderful directions of its own accord without you mucking about with it. I have fantastical dreams. I love… Continue reading Lost an idea
I wonder if exercise increases your creativity. I read all these meme's about the benefits of just walking twenty minutes a day. Personally I think exercise sucks. I believe I am very lazy. Also, exercise is exceptionally boring. Although all that mind wandering may have a perk. However, unlike normal people I do not have… Continue reading Exercise Joys and Creativity
What is going on in that big old brain of ours as we are inspired to create? Do we have a muse locked up in a room up in there? A muse plucking at our neurons while we plunk the keys maybe. Well neuroscientists took the time to check out the brains of some novice… Continue reading Neuroscience of creative writing