To Nurture Your Creativity, Stop Focusing On Output

Focusing solely on creative output leads to burnout. You will run out of ideas as your flow becomes stagnant. Your inner gremlins will gain a foothold, and it will be difficult to push them back. Worse, you will forget who you are and instead run on who you used to be, and then wonder why … Continue reading To Nurture Your Creativity, Stop Focusing On Output

When It All Comes Together: Creative Homecomings

Hey there lovely people, Well, it's Sunday blog post time, and I think it's high time I share with you the finished song that I started a couple of weeks ago. I posted about it here, where I talked about my process. The big hang-up with this one was that after I'd gotten all the … Continue reading When It All Comes Together: Creative Homecomings

March

Mitchell Hollander

I love March. She’s so contrary and doesn’t try to please anyone. We’re all standing around clucking and tapping our feet, arms crossed over our guarded hearts, wagging our heads at March: Well? Where are the crocuses? Where are the warming air and buds bursting forth on trees? Act like Spring! And March is, like, … Continue reading March

How to Get Ideas for a Song

Haha, see what I did there? Yeah, ideas to write a song. And ideas that cost a song. In other words, they're free, kids. All you have to do is Keep a running list of random oblique inspiration-generating ideas to get you from where you are to someplace else. In today's post (Welcome back!), I … Continue reading How to Get Ideas for a Song