Archives For Creativity

Is Creativity Worth It?

Katie Baker —  September 19, 2012

My first thought would be yes. Of course creativity is worth it. All things wonderful and entertaining are born from creative minds, but lately I’ve wondered if it takes a special kind of person to deal with the side effects of being creative.

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My favorite color changes. My favorite song, my favorite pass time, my favorite flower– well, I don’t even know that I have one, actually. Someone asked me that the other day and I didn’t know. Don’t most women know what flower they like? I suddenly felt this opportunity to lay claim to some special flower as being “my favorite flower.” Continue Reading…

Learning to entertain yourself is important. If you are, what I refer to myself as, a “feeler,” it is important to be aware of your surroundings and how you can be the infector of positive atmosphere, as opposed to being the one to bring things down. Continue Reading…

There’s an ongoing debate between the artistic right and logical left halves of my little brain. Righty wants to make stuff without being hampered by structure and discipline, but Lefty is quick to remind that things get forgotten or lost, and that especially in film, a collaborator has to come in behind me and make sense of everything.

Here are some tricks I’ve developed over the years to stay organized without bogging down my flow: Continue Reading…