“There is a fine line between what I’m calling melancholia and what society calls depression. In my mind, what separates the two is degree of activity. Both forms are more or less chronic sadness that leads to ongoing unease with how things are — persistent feelings that the world as it is is not quite…… Continue reading Depression? Melancholy?
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 writers…… Continue reading neuroscience of creative writing
“The moment kids start to lie is the moment storytelling begins. They are talking about things they didn’t see. It’s amazing. It’s a wonderful moment. Parents should celebrate. “Hurray! My boy finally started to lie!” All right! It calls for celebration.” “So I can say this: It’s not the hundreds of reasons why one can’t…… Continue reading Let out the little artist within