Often it’s not what we do, but how we do it that enlivens our creativity.
Which creative genius are you?
Ludwig van Beethoven!
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!
How do your days kick off?
I wake up early, with the sun.
I'm in no rush — my preference would be to sleep until I wake.
How do your days end?
I'm your typical night owl. I'm usually the last person to go to sleep in my house.
I make an effort to go to bed early, to get enough sleep to be productive the next day.
Are you a stickler for routine?
Yes, I need structure or I implode.
I have no creative routine— I work when I feel like or it or have time.
How often do you create?
I create every day, without fail.
I struggle to create every day, for me it varies.
Do you work within set timeframes during the day?
Yes, I start at a certain time and finish at a certain time of the day.
Set timeframes aren't that important to me
Do you work in private or public?
I cannot be disturbed — any distraction brings my creativity to a screeching halt.
Working in and amongst people in noise is definitely a part of my creative process.
What's your workspace like?
Untidy, I work in mess so my mind can have clarity.
Tidy, I can't think and create when my workspace is out of whack.
What's your creative process like?
I spend time thinking and contemplating before I take action.
I start creating and hope I end up in a good place.
Are you distracted when you work?
I'm never distracted — I have systems in place to block out all distractions.
I'm distracted by people, technology and anything else that gets in my way.
Do you take walks to nurture your creativity?
Yes, walks are a staple feature of my creative process.
No, I tend to stimulate my creative process in other ways.
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