Tag Archive | creativity

Return of the Community Storyboard! New Guidelines!

(Sorry!  We forgot to make the blog public when we returned!  Oops!) We’re back!!! After careful consideration and discussions with a panel of experts (we hear voices), we are implementing some not so drastic changes.  In the spirit of keeping this a fair and fun community for everyone, we have rearranged some privileges, made some […]

Cloud Parade

Enjoy the show for free While idle on your back Upon a blanket Or the midday grass Elephants and dragons Drifting overhead Joined by horses Racing from a twisted tower Dancing tigers Slip behind the curtain Returning to your eyes As ballerina bikers A tidal wave appears The grand finale of the show Mixing of […]

The Human Mind

The human mind Able to leap and jump In ways we only dream Flight is possible If one thinks it to be so The human mind Can stretch and twist Ebbing over problems Just give it half a chance To see what it can do The human mind Designed to solve one’s trials Creating answers […]

Cracked Pots

Cracked Pots

Are you considered inefficient, even bumbling by modern society? Your flaws just might be the source of your creativity An  idealistic young man, Mark, traveled a great distance to find a well-known holy man to mentor him. Although this elder, Fr. Simon, was a confirmed hermit, Mark noticed that he was becoming physically weak. Ingeniously, Mark offered the […]

Discovering My Own Writing Style

Discovering My Own Writing Style

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. Ray Bradbury I had mothered nine children and helped run a hobby farm for 30 years without actually sitting down and producing anything except high school or university essay edits for my kids. No that is not a typo; it has […]

Can’t Please Everyone

You write what you want Because you are what you write Others will do what will Start your story off slow Or start it off fast The pace is yours to grow Follow the trends if you so wish Or go off on your own And create a new niche People will love it People […]

Legacy of Dreams

I write of legends Kicking off the Age of Heroes Followed by one left behind Vampires rule the night Slumberlords and hero thieves A continent has been found War between the fallen ones While children hunt for long lost gods Hunters of monsters and slayers of wraiths Two seek the abandoned throne Lost angels and […]


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