Creativity Tweets of the Week — 12/31/10

It's the last day of the year, but time for one more round-up of links I tweeted this week on creativity, writing and inspiration. It's time for Creativity Tweets of the Week! INSPIRATION "What Book (or Writing Projects) Will You Birth?" Charlotte Rains Dixon: I love this post, and put it under "Inspiration" even though …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week — 12/24/10

Happy holidays, all! Here's a Christmas Eve treat, it's this week's tasty Creativity Tweets of the Week! Below are links I tweeted this week on creativity, inspiration, writing and also self-employment and freelancing (because I just started out on a full-time freelance career myself). Enjoy! CREATIVITY "The Inner Demon that Trumps Them All," Sue Mitchell, …

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9 Steps to Self-Employment Success

Friday was my last day at the office. I had a final meeting with a colleague, put my last "out of office" message on my work email, uploaded my last post to the company blog, and packed up my personal items to take home. After fourteen years on various payrolls, I've set out to return …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week — 12/17/10

Is it Friday already? Well, that means it's time for Creativity Tweets of the Week! Seven days' worth of nutrition tweeted by me during the week and collected for your perusing pleasure. CREATIVITY "Idina Menzel on Embracing Your Uniqueness," Douglas Eby, PsychCentral: The star of "Wicked" discusses her own approach to creativity and says: "“When …

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Never Give Up On Your Dreams

TAKEAWAY: Life will put obstacles in our way, but we must continue to pursue our dreams and live the creative life we were meant to live. "Never give up on your dreams." That is what Barry Manilow told a young Wendy Bradshaw when he pulled her up on stage in front of 12,000 people at …

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Our Annual Crustacean Christmas

Indulge me in a little diversion from my usual post of providing tips on creativity I've learned through interviews with creatives. I'd like to share a family tradition we have here of making borderline-tacky Christmas displays. We draw them onto plywood, jigsaw them out, paint them and display them. Here's this year's entry, a 7' …

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