Whenever I think of creativity one thing precedes it in my thoughts, an open mind. There should be flow of all kinds of ideas in and out of a mind just like traffic in a round about. Odd ones like designing a house of plastic bottles, extreme ones like condensing room-size vacuum pumps and transistors into a microchip, simple ones, in quotes, like writing a book or article. It’s what you feed your mind that makes the difference. GIGO. Garbage In Garbage Out. A writer said she reads the kind of books she wanna write. An artist confessed he looks … Continue reading How to get Creative.
If you are from the tropical region, lucky you. Either you’ve had a slice of the experience or it would be easy to access one. If you are not from the tropical region, I watch enough TV to know each part of the planet has it’s own share of virgin nature. Yours is to visit this places. It’s healthy, nourishing and once you are out, camping or just hiking, to the silence or thundering wild, you can let it out through various of ways. Take for instance myself. My choice of retreat while I’m not alone are waterfalls. The thundering … Continue reading Shake the Fatigue Off the Tropical Trill Way.
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Phew, the plot book is ready. It seems to have taken a marathon of effort; much longer than the characters book. So much that I’m wondering if this tells me something about the nature of plot. In writing the book, I’ve been pinning down the ultimate essentials – what a plot is, what it needs – whether you’re a genre author, a literary author, or anywhere on the spectrum between the two. Indeed, if you want to defy convention, are there some story and plot principles that still hold? I found there were. I… Continue reading And then there were three (NYNs)… Do you find plot more difficult than character? Plus the midpoint of Blade Runner