ON CREATIVITY: “…Creative people are better at recognizing relationships, making associations and connections, and seeing things in an original way—seeing things that others cannot see.” — from the new Atlantic article, “Secrets of the Creative Brain” at http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/06/secrets-of-the-creative-brain/372299/
One of the few online blogs I subscribe to is “Brain Pickings Weekly” by Maria Popova. (Full disclosure: she listed The Power of Film in her piece, “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Culture in 10 Books” in 2011, so I was first attracted to her site by self-interest, but I’ve stayed a subscriber because she is always interesting.)
Today, her free newsletter discusses a new book by Daniel Pink in the article, “Ambiverts, Problem-Finders, and the Surprising Secrets of Selling Your Ideas.” There are several good ideas there for creative people.
The piece is at http://www.brainpickings.org/. It’s the third article on today’s page.
My recent post, “Finding Your Authentic Voice” received more responses than anything I’ve written in months. Now, there’s a great montage of clips from Aaron Sorkin’s many major films and tv series that deals very much with the question, “What is one’s “voice”? (See: http://bit.ly/LMryRF )
The montage focuses amusingly on how many lines, expressions, questions, etc. Sorkin uses over and over his different works. Read more