Expressing yourself is good for you

By Anaska Fischer – English Translation Kirsty Duffield Even if you are not an “official artist” – writer, painter, sculptor, designer, photographer, dancer or professional musician – you are also a creative person. We are all creative beings. — Maya Finnes  You, me and the son of the neighbour, we all have the ability to awaken,…

If you think you’re not creative, try this…

English translation by Kirsty  We all know the world isn’t flat, even if the ancients believed it was. It took Magellan’s voyage to prove it was round. In much the same way, many people cultivate an extremely absurd (but far more harmful) notion than that of the world being flat: they believe they are not…

Creativity is a state of mind

Kirsty’s Translations – (blackcurrent@gmail.com) Read this post in Spanish HERE Creativity is mysterious and magical by definition. And even more magic is the cat who sits on top of my keyboard the moment I begin to write. Is it a divine sign? Should I take it personally? The answer is most probably not. But, creativity…

TIPS TO GET YOU (TO START!) WRITING

English version by –  Kirsty/translations – blackcurrent@gmail.com If there’s one comment that drives me bananas, like nothing else can, it’s when someone says “Anyone can write a book nowadays.” I can assure you that’s not the case – you have my word as ghostwriter, among other things. To the author of the comment, writing a…

A creative tip to raise your mood

By Anaska Fischer, – Kirsty Translations – blackcurrent@gmail.com I miss walking so much, wandering and exploring by bike, and my creativity is suffering. Nor can I fully explain how much these outings are an essential part of what I do, of my work as a writer and a creative coach. I can imagine that if…