Column by Ben Tanzer
Can you truly understand an individual's creative process?
Column by Annie Neugebauer
Are masterpieces built step by step, or are they executed in a bolt of inspiration? A look at 3 case studies: Eminem’s “Lose yourself,” Michelangelo’s David, & Mark Z. Danielewski’s 'House of Leaves'.
Column by Riki Cleveland
If you’ve ever found yourself unable to create in the bleakest of times, here are several ways to find your love for writing once again.
Column by Peter Derk
Save your prose, save the day. Let comics creators show you how.
Column by Daniel Hope March 13, 2014
Combinatorial creativity means that our work is a combination of all the influences and experiences in our lives, but it can't be used as an excuse for plagiarism, as Shia LaBeouf so perfectly shows.
Column by Rob Blair Young March 11, 2014
The idea that altered states lead to creativity is an established cultural "wisdom." But is the "write drunk" mentality accurate? I look at the science while conducting a study of my own.
Column by Cath Murphy February 19, 2014
If you listen to the creativity experts you'd think you have to live a life of childlike, wild abandon to get a single word on the page. But creativity really isn't that complicated.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Magical thinking, including an early belief in Santa Claus, may play a role in how imagination and creativity develop.