We asked a number of creators about what motivates them to work in their projects. Not everyone is motivated by deadlines, paying rent, etc. and have to rely on other means to help get their creative juices flowing.
Today, we’re sharing Anthony Del Col’s idea:
I recommend Morning Notes. Grab a pad of paper and get away from everything and just start writing whatever comes into your mind. It’ll allow you to get out all the other stuff and eventually you get into a creative rhythm and ideas flow.
— Anthony Del Col (@anthony_delcol) June 29, 2018
Anthony borrowed the idea from The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron.
From Cameron’s web site, the description of Morning Notes is this:
“Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing,
done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages*–
they are not high art. They are not even “writing.” They are about
anything and everything that crosses your mind– and they are for your eyes
only. Morning Pages provoke, clarify, comfort, cajole, prioritize and
synchronize the day at hand. Do not over-think Morning Pages: just put
three pages of anything on the page…and then do three more pages tomorrow.”
What do you do for motivation? How do you get your creative juices flowing? Let us know!
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