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Be More Creative Guest. This week… Go Play With Bill Watterson

“Cultivate mental playfulness for constant creativity.” Bill Watterson “If I’ve learned one thing from being a cartoonist, it’s how important playing is to creativity and happiness. “My job is essentially to come up with 365 ideas a year. If you ever want to find out just how uninteresting you really are, get a job where the quality and frequency of your thoughts determine your livelihood. I’ve found that the only way I can keep writing every day, year after year, is to let my mind wander into new territories. “To do that, I’ve had to cultivate a kind of mental playfulness. A…

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Be More Creative Guest. This week… Alice Walker on blissful creativity

“Creation is really a sustained period of bliss — even though the subject can still be very sad. Because there’s the triumph of coming through and understanding that you have, and that you did it the way only you could do it. You didn’t do it the way somebody told you to do it. You did it just the way you had to do it. And that is what makes us us.”

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Her name? Her name is Generose, here is how her story flows: through the latest news of war our ruler coming out to say ‘Bombs Again!’ Though his minions’ mincing words, force-feeding what ‘we’ need to do, and why, (with regret) some evil people (and some others) must die; through the soldiers jumping to, while I, and my kind, are left gasping behind, holding a small stand somewhere like this, appealing to someone like you. So… Can you come with me to a place far from here, where four or five m– No. Let me begin again. Let me start with…

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