This part of the journey is about the basics of creativity, finding your calling, getting the best story ideas and more.

The 8 best books on writing—and how to read them

  This tweet speaks from the heart of any author.Authors are book nerds. If you’re not, you’re in the wrong business.A book store or library is like a cake buffet (except for actual cake buffets). But your love for reading can become your downfall. Especially with books on writing.An endless number of them roam the internet.

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How to spend less time procrastinating and more time writing – 4 steps to finally start writing

            How to spend less time procrastinating and more time writing  Are you under the Tantalus curse? If you stroll around your day, tantalized by every little thing that stops you from writing, listen up. In this article, I’ll show you how to beat procrastination and finally start writing for good. I’ll give you the magic potion to beat

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Story writing ideas: 5 hacks to beat the blank page forever

 Story writing ideas: 5 hacks to beat the blank page foreverThe lies we tell ourselves every day are deep-seated. Thank you, society. Myths and misconceptions about ideas and creativity are so deeply rooted in our thinking that we barely recognize them anymore. “I’m not a creative person.” – as if Hemingway was born with pen and paper. “I just

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The “Prometheus” Idea

The “Prometheus” Idea“If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling the first fire upon earth, how ought all the gods honour the men who make it their professional business to put it out?” – John Godfrey SaxeDystopia – done carefully – can kidnap us into a story world which incredible depth. At

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How to be creative and why you should

How to be creative and why you shouldThe 10 steps to happinessCreativity is contagious. Everybody dreams of creating something meaningful.When I speak to people about being creative, they seem to light up after a while, fueled by their own story writing ideas, musings, and ponderings of what they always wanted to do. But the fire expires quickly. Why?

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Three simple questions to discover your creative goals

Three simple questions to discover your creative goals“The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’” – Mark ZuckerbergAll of us have dreams. But is this enough? I had this dream since I can remember dreaming:To touch and change people’s lives with stories.It’s an

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How to know if you are called to create

How to know if you are called to createOrdinary people (if there is anything like this) will think you crazy. Insane. And being honest with yourself, you’ll also notice your craziness. But in reality, you haven’t lost your mind. You just have the heart of a creator. Here’s how you know:1. There is a constant urge inside

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Why you owe it to the world to become a creative storyteller

The world needs your story. The world needs your creativity. Inside the imagination of the most, a storyteller is an elderly chap with grayish hair and cosy wrinkles, sitting in an antique chair by the chimney, or at a wooden table where he still writes with ink on paper. He has a mysterious and inviting

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