Category: Creating Stories
Where Do Story Ideas Come From?
My creative writing professor once told me that there is a world of stories around you and you simply have to be aware of your surroundings. To be a great writer is to be a great watcher. Once I began writing, I realized that it’s actually the other way around. There are worlds of stories…
How Artists are Influenced by World Events and Other Writers
Writing stories about humanity’s experience or famous literature is not a copy-and-paste job, it’s a careful cultivation of what has shaped humanity today and I believe it is a great project to pursue. In fact, the greatest works today have been heavily influenced from worldly experiences and great literature of the past. How Past Ideas…
How to Think Creatively When Everything Has Already Been Invented.
The world has always craved originality and creativity. When looking to apply for a new job, people are often encouraged to add “creative” and “innovative” into their resumes. Consumers and readers want to dig into something new, fresh, and strange. But how can you possibly think creatively and create your own creative work in the…