Cultivating The Compost Heap

A compost heap is basically rotted down food scraps or organic rubbish used in gardening to fertilise soil. In Neil Gaiman’s MasterClass on writing (the Art of Storytelling), he encouraged viewers to gather sources of inspiration through the apt metaphor of the compost heap. “And I think it’s really important for a writer to haveContinue reading “Cultivating The Compost Heap”

Making The First Mark

Ideas are the seeds of creative imagination. The things that we do in service of an idea generate new ideas, and the process goes on and on. And sometimes we fail and have to start again. Shaun McNiff, Trust the Process (1998) These seeds exist in our minds and its partnership with the physical qualitiesContinue reading “Making The First Mark”