Do you take yourself on creativity adventures to open your creative heart? I have been using creativity adventures better known as artist dates since I discovered them while reading Julia Cameron's The Artist Way in 1997.
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
"Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities..."
Werner Herzog on Creativity, Self-Reliance...-Filmmaking — like great literature — must have experience of life at its foundation. Read Conrad or Hemingway and you can tell how much real life is in those books. A lot of what you see in my films isn’t invention; it’s very much life itself, my own life.