High Flying Writing (Without a Net)

I enjoy when pithy sayings impart big knowledge. I like when they get me to think. Most quotes and aphorisms meander in and out of my consciousness. But one quote sticks with me: “Leap, and the net will appear.” It’s generally attributed to John Burroughs, but...

On Creativity

I participated in a writing workshop a few years back. One of the ice-breaker activities was the assignment: think about creativity. Specifically, we considered these three questions: In your own words, define creativity. Where does it come from? How does it work? I...