When I think about working creatively, I’ve realised that I do this best when I begin to talk out loud to another person, or at least to talk to an imagined person.
This has been my process through most of my life, beginning back when I was in Middle School and would talk out loud (ostensibly to myself, but in my mind to an unseen listener) while working on my gaming stuff at home.
I think this is why writing a blog and especially recording a podcast episode has proven so rich for me. I get to work out my ideas in a live drafting process that is reinforced by sharing it online. At some level, while I might be trying to convince myself that I am doing this for other people, the reality is that I am doing it at least as much for me.
This morning is no…
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