Tag Archives: creativity

The Worry of the Artist: Am I Good Enough?

Welcome to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell! This is the day each week when I unleash my inner geek and we talk about some groovy piece of technology or a technical point of writing. Today, I’m taking a tiny … Continue reading

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Why Do You Blog – Part II

Last week’s Thoughty Thursday post asked the question: “Why do you blog?“ In my humble opinion, if you really don’t KNOW why you blog, you shouldn’t do it. Most people hate engaging in activities that make no sense to them. … Continue reading

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The 2012 Water Dragon is Giving Us All an E-Ticket Ride…Are You Ready To Hop On?

In case you hadn’t heard, this is a special year for us writers. 2012 is the Year of the Water Dragon and, according to Fae Rowen (who I consider reliable in all matters woo-woo), this is the best year in SIXTY … Continue reading

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More Cowbell Mash-up #7 – Kick Creativity In The A$$

After a Saturday of inspiration and brainstorming techniques from a successful writer, I asked a musician friend of mine the following question:

“You’ve made an album a year for TWENTY years now. What is the creative process that allows you to do that?”

He smiled at me, a really benevolent cozy smile that made me feel better about bringing work to his Saturday night of fun. And then he said, “I don’t really know.”

My response: WHAT? That’s it? Come on! I thought this music business was different than being a writer. That’s what all my writer pals would say. Continue reading

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