Tag Archives: Flow and writing

“Little Raft”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “For me, writing starts with a line or some imagination, or some notion, and I just go with it as far as I can. And you know how this works, this idea that … Continue reading

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“Only Now”

“There is only now.”    George Balanchine Someone once asked Gunther Gebel-Williams, a legendary circus performer, what advice he had given his son, who was following in his footsteps as an animal trainer. “I told him to be there,” the … Continue reading

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Refreshing Pauses

“Writing is a patient and slow process that requires total concentration but also a relaxed state of mind so ideas and images can flow with an almost organic energy. If I am trying too hard, the muse of inspiration backs … Continue reading

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Free Flowing

While researching Flow and his other books on creativity, Mihaly Csikszentmihayli identified five stages that most creative projects go through, whatever the field of endeavor. In an article called “Let It Flow” in the August issue of The Writer, Kerrie … Continue reading

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Being Open

“The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.” Piet Mondrian “Our ego wants to say, ‘I am writing and cannot be interrupted and pulled away from my thoughts.’ The actual artistic reality, the experience of artists … Continue reading

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Flow Time

I’ve been thinking a lot about being “in flow” because just the other day, I really caught a creative wave. I was in the midst of revising my YA novel when it happened. I was sitting in a library, but … Continue reading

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