Tips for finding inspiration and fuelling creativity

Are you looking for inspiration? Feeling a bit short on creativity? Want a bit of a challenge? Well thankfully, "Creativity is combining two things that already exist but that haven't been combined before", to quote Andrew T Le Peau, (Season 2, Episode 43 of The Habit Podcast) which means that the opportunities for creativity are … Continue reading Tips for finding inspiration and fuelling creativity

Beauty and utility (or form and function)

In my post where I wrote about a recent crisis of confidence and some corrective thoughts on creativity, I mentioned the wider topic of beauty and creativity pointing to God. I think sometimes as Christians we hear so often that when we interact with those around us we need to present the good news about … Continue reading Beauty and utility (or form and function)

Questioning and creative combinations

A few days ago I read a message that stopped me in my tracks and made me start questioning myself. It was a very simple message - "If possible, when it's ready I would be interested in reading your poem. Thanks in advance". The message was from a Brazilian photographer in response to my request … Continue reading Questioning and creative combinations

The art of making things up

I've come to the realisation recently that I don't know how to invent stories or characters. I can't remember ever writing a story about something made up, except for the time I was told off at school for writing a story where my invented character swore - which was unnecessary and inappropriate. When I've written … Continue reading The art of making things up