Tag: writing

December 27, 2015 / / Food
October 2, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity

Before anyone jumps on me for that headline, I realize that most federal employees are going to be seriously hurt by this nonsense. And if it goes on for very long, even we will be hurt by it. But today, I choose to embrace this time with joy and creativity, rather than fear and anger. How? I’m ignoring the news, for the most part, as well as inflammatory social media.

July 30, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity
July 14, 2013 / / Musings

So, technically it’s Day 195, since it’s after midnight in my part of the world, even though it’s not long past midnight. But I had some thoughts I wanted to share.

June 14, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity

Yeah, I know, it’s been a LONG TIME since I last posted. I’m really sorry about that, but I have reasons. And news.

May 26, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity
May 23, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity
May 22, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity
May 19, 2013 / / 2013: A Year of Creativity
April 26, 2013 / / Musings

As a Creative, how important is “originality” in your work? Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or just evidence that the maker lacks “originality”? What makes a work “original”? Is it possible to take someone else’s idea in a different direction, and still call it “original”? Why do many Creatives struggle with the idea of “originality”?