Putting Creatives in a Box

Left-brain, right-brain. Introvert, extrovert. Soloist, collaborator. The literature on creativity is rife with categories. Call me allergic to categorization, after spending the last quarter-century resisting that fate here in Washington, D.C., where it's assumed everyone has some sort of label that defines you. (Sorry, I don't.)I interviewed several dozen creatives on a cross-country U.S. road …

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Creativity Tweets of the Week — 6/3/11

Too busy dodging tornadoes to follow the links on creativity and writing I shared on Twitter and Facebook this week? Here are seven of the best below. CREATIVITY "Developing Your Creative Practice: Tips from Brian Eno," Scott McDowell, 99%: The importance of knowing your craft and allowing the inspiration to find you in that quiet …

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