Friday, October 25, 2013

IMAGINATION GAME - HOLLY SCHINDLER

When you've got a creative gig like writing, it's easy to focus solely on the end results:  A finished book.  An acquired book.  A book on store shelves.  But you don't get a finished project without a starting-off point, an inspired idea.  (Ideas are sometimes the most important part of the creative process!)

Creative games (like my cloud game in the video below) keep the imagination in tiptop shape and the ideas rolling:

5 comments:

  1. I love this game, Holly! Cloud watching was so fun when I was a kid, and I carried the game into my adulthood, too. You're right that it's a great way to inspire ideas.

    Happy reading and writing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines

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  2. Thanks, Laura! Hope you see some great clouds out today...

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  3. Fun post. I agree. The idea stage is important. In fact, my book WRITING KIDS BOOKS: GETTING STARTED is devoted to it! (scheduled for release in 2014)

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  4. Holly, thanks for the reminder to take a moment and look up!

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