Category Archives: Theory

Sketch Characters Like A Police Artist

See that pretty face there? Know who it is? Almost looks like your brother-in-law’s sister, right? Or maybe it’s that girl you knew in college. You know, the one who…

Forget boosting your signal – create friendship feedback loops

Online marketers talk about “boosting their signal.” By this, they mean the process of getting other people to engage with their posts or their products – repeating, retweeting, sharing, liking…

Build Worlds Ripe With Stories

I often hear beginning writers lament that they’ve built their world, but don’t seem to have any good ideas for stories. Excuse me? You mean you’ve built an entire world but…

Plain text editor

Reduce your tool clutter to crank out the words

As I have mentioned elsewhere, I’m not a fan of doing the heavy lifting on any long-form writing project in a word processor. (You can read postings here and here to…

Chaos is our friend

One of the things I’ve been pondering is how best to include creativity theory in my postings here. It’s easy enough, of course to simply tell you about some of the…