Category Archives: Creativity Exercises

Writing, art, thinking…these are all part of a creative process and every once in a while we need to practice creativity. These are games or challenges to hone creative instincts.

Creativity Challenge: The Starting Point, Part 2

If you missed the beginning of this creativity challenge, take a moment right now to pop over there and do the first part. It’s a simple guess, and the answer is coming next, so you might as well try your … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Inspirations, Writing Process | Leave a comment

Creativity Challenge: The Starting Point, Part 1

It’s been a while since I posted a creativity game, so I am long overdue. This one has two parts, and you can choose to play both, either, or just enjoy what comes of it as you please. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises | 2 Comments

The Punk in Modern Steampunk

It is quite easy to find people who will tell you exactly what steampunk is and what it is not. Pretty much as easy as it is to find people setting rules in almost every area of life. Sometimes those … Continue reading

Posted in Appreciation, Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Culture | Leave a comment

Things That Make Me Smile No.106: Creativity Demonstrated

This may seem an odd video to post as a smile, but there is much joy to be found both in encouraging creativity and realizing the circumstances necessary for it to appear. The video is a patent demonstration of the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Creativity Exercises, Smiles | Leave a comment

Snow: An Exercise in Context

We’re into the second week of the National Novel Writing Month (NaNo), a 50,000-word challenge I’ve participated in every year since 2003, and I’m running almost a full day behind because I didn’t have time to do my normal preparation … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Creativity Exercises, NaNoWriMo, Writing Process | Leave a comment