"Creativity is mistakes." Grayson Perry
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"Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties."
"The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt." Sylvia Plath
"Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact." Robert McKee
A few people have asked me how I come up with my ideas for the The Caliverse that I write on a regular basis. I haven't ever tried to lockstep a process and I am cautious of trying to do so. To me it's like trying to distil the essence of love as if it were some sort of jus to be served up with a good rib eye. No good will come from putting process onto some things. However, I am aware of a stream of creative stimulus that is constantly available to me, which I will try to describe. I turn to that Pixar classic Finding Nemo
“Creativity is just connecting things. When people ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesise new things.” Steve Jobs