December 1, 2010

Why Today’s Idea is Better Than Yesterday’s

Posted in Ideas tagged , , at 9:30 am by Rebecca Hein

Today’s idea is fresh. It floats at you in the first flush of your warm-up or practice session, and can become pure experience, unmediated by any leftover instructions from your teacher or your own expectations.

Pure experience can produce an idea or narrative so powerful that you are compelled to share not only that particular story or poem but the magical process that led up to it. Once your process is as creative as your product, you’ve tapped into your deepest springs of creativity.

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1 Comment »

  1. This sounds a bit like jamming. A musician plays whatever comes to mind and occasionally a riff or chord progression will sound too good to forget.


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