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Never Start With a Blank Page

Never Start With a Blank Page

Screenshot: The Producer Circle CompanyCreative block is over, if you want it. If you’re stuck without ideas in a brainstorm or a project, you just need to use this simple system: consume things, take notes, and bring those notes with you. Here’s how to do that effectively.Writer, performer, and Christmas elf David Sedaris says his…

How and Why to Start Journaling

How and Why to Start Journaling

Photo: ShutterstockSome of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives, including Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison and Frida Kahlo. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity and, presumably, a cathartic release for the people writing them.Even if you don’t think you need either, keeping a journal…