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The Creative Process: is encounter

January 31, 2014 Writing  No comments

 The Creative Process series is my way of trying to understand how creative people create.

To create is an act, a verb, if you will. It is not passive, but active and requires participation. Creativity is the process of "bringing something new into being," (The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People).

Creating is completely depleting and often you reach a point where you don't think you can continue for another second because what you see in your head is not translating through your words or art.  So, frustrated and weary, you go watch some Netflix or go to the bar to drown your sorrows with some alcohol, and then the next day you get back up and do it again.

Because you're compelled to - by the encounter.

The encounter is the

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