I wrote recently about how tablets and mobile phones were far more than mere consumption devices. Today, I’d like to share an example of exactly what I mean. One of the things I have always loved about writing… Read More
Mobile phones and tablets tend to be regarded as consumption devices. This is factually incorrect. Seth Godin has it wrong. The device is simply a tool It’s the device’s owner who decides whether to use the technology to… Read More
I’ve visited the room where Dylan Thomas did much of his writing and also the tiny shed where Roald Dahl wrote. Something that struck me about these amazing writers, was how extremely typical their surroundings were. Nothing fancy…. Read More
“Don’t think about making art. Just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they’re deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol
If you want to be more creative, more often, this quote from Stephen King is a great starting point: “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work!” Be your… Read More
Here is a superb audio presentation by the BBC, covering Dylan Thomas in New York. It was a very different setting for the Welsh genius. Listen to the sounds of Thomas’ New York and hear the great poet… Read More
How fully do you embrace your artistic freedom? That’s a really important question, maybe one of the most important questions, facing anyone who wants to do meaningful work. I listened to Moby in an interview recently. He was… Read More
An early morning, with a notebook and some coffee or green tea. That’s what does it for me. That’s the recipe to get my mind flowing with ideas and for those ideas to get shipped. In my case,… Read More
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” — Stephen King.
“The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live. Be a man before being an artist!” — Auguste Rodin.