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.

Your Opinions Please: Hollywood Immortals

As I mentioned last week, I will be working a table at Sands/Reno Comic Con this Saturday and Sunday. I also suggested I might be doing a panel, which is where the opinions come in. I will be on a … Continue reading

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Looking in: An Exploration of Descriptive Choices

When I’ve taught classes on description, there’s often a moment when an exercise goes awry. Sometimes it’s a matter of reader 50% where the focus comes from the experiences of the reader, but often it can occur when the writer … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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