Tag Archives: Creative writing

Reading for Writers

Tweet Reading for Writers To improve your writing, pretty much everyone agrees that you should write a lot and read lot. Some people maintain that you should read both good writing and bad writing. The argument for the latter is that it will help you recognize what doesn’t work. The premise goes that if you […]

Creativity: Supercharge Your Writing, Part II.

Tweet Supercharge your creativity. Last week, I outlined nine ways to enhance your creativity and supercharge your writing. Today I offer three more ideas. As you’ll see, they work synergistically to help you. Trigger Your Creativity Just as day follows night, you can trigger your creativity using a learning procedure called classical conditioning. Remember Pavlov […]

Creativity: Supercharge Your Writing, Part I

Tweet Creativity: Supercharge Your Writing, Part I Many years ago I had the good fortune to attend a number of workshops designed to increase creativity. My father taught two of them, and one was with Sidney Parnes, one of the founders of the Creative Problem Solving Institute in Buffalo New York. Through their influence and […]