Write-Brain Workbook Challenge

Sara Avant Stover: Your Heroine's Journey
Dancing with the Dark Goddess
The Book of SheIn my late teens and early twenties I found solace in odd places — with the great dames of literature who lingered dangerously on the dark side. I read Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar three times and maniacally scoured her poetry and journals. I adapted Virginia Woolf’s adage that every woman needs a room of her own.

What makes creative people tick?
100+ Amazing, Inspiring Creativity Interviews!
InterviewsThroughout the years, Creativity Portal has attracted countless muses, authors, artists, writers, teachers, coaches, and other creative professionals willing to share their stories, insights, trials, and triumphs with our readers. All have one things in common: they are brilliant and passionate about what they do.

Robert Moss: Sidewalk Oracles
Sidewalk Oracles12 Rules of Kairomancy: Marry Your Field
If you are going to bring something new into your world, find the field you will marry, as the poet marries language, as the artist marries color and texture, as the chef marries taste and aroma, as the swimmer marries the water. Let’s say that you have a notion that your creative act may involve writing. Maybe you even think you have a book, or a story or screenplay, in you. For you, marrying the field will require you to marry words and be their constant lover.

Michael Michalko on Creativity
12 Things Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking
MichalkoWe learn about great ideas and we learn the names of the creative geniuses who created them, but we are seldom taught about how they got the ideas. My teachers focused on their discoveries rather than on the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behavior and beliefs that enabled creative geniuses to be capable of looking at the same things as the rest of us and seeing something different.

Move Over, NaNoWriMo!
SpoonerismsA Forkful of Spoonerisms PLUS 19 More Printable Writing Challenges!
Join us in this extravaganza of creative writing fun! In celebration of the release of Bonnie Neubauer's new, revised and expanded Write-Brain Workbook we've partnered with Writer's Digest books to give you a sampling array of challenging writing prompts, colorful exercises, and printable activities straight from the pages of this enormous resource that will liberate your writing!

Nurturing Young Imaginations
6 Ways Music and Movement Activities Help Children Learn and Grow
Shake, Rattle, and RollScientists have found that music activates the cerebellum, which is also involved in the coordination and timing of movement. This is a connection but not a causal relationship. Possibly, we want to move to music because the beat seems to demand a rhythmic response.

Plus: The Crunchy Munchy Salad Activity for Teachers

your creative impulse
Forget What They Say!
“Oh, you’re a writer, what have you published?” is the question often asked because the expectation is so pervasive and infers that its two things instead of one. But being a writer has nothing to do with being published or making money off of what you create.

Muses to Inspire You
The Elements: Air
MuseLet the Muses of Air inspire you to soar with the swans — even if you feel like an ugly duckling today. When I researched muses and goddesses; deities from all over the world, I found that there were air goddesses or air muses in nearly every culture, in every region of the globe from the icy reaches of the Arctic wastelands to right here in the American Southwest.

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