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Margaret Atwood teaches creative writing

This post may contain affiliate links, which means if you sign up to the course I may get a small fee as part of the transaction. Please see the disclosure for more info. Not only is the “Prophet of Dystopia” Margaret Atwood writing a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, she is also teaching an online course […]

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Books Creativity

‘Genres aren’t closed boxes. Stuff flows back and forth across the borders all the time’

‘Genres aren’t closed boxes. Stuff flows back and forth across the borders all the time.’  — Margaret Atwood

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Creativity Productivity & Work Writing

If you’re struggling to get started, do it badly

“Work finally begins when the fear of doing nothing exceeds the fear of doing it badly,” advises the author Alain de Botton.  Perfection is the antithesis of inspiration — it prevents you from getting started. The trick to getting going is to do it badly. To do that, one must be intentionally messy. The art of […]

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Books Creativity Psychology Quotes

‘Pedestals actually have a limited circumference. Not much room to move around’

“If you’re put on a pedestal you’re supposed to behave like a pedestal type of person. Pedestals actually have a limited circumference. Not much room to move around.” — Margaret Atwood

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Creativity Writing

Malcolm Gladwell teaches writing in this new Masterclass

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see the disclosure for more info. Malcolm Gladwell’s first-ever online writing course is now available courtesy of MasterClass. In the class, Gladwell analyzes his own best-selling books like Blink and The Tipping Point to unveil his thinking and creative process. In 24 lessons, the influential author will teach how you to discover, examine, and […]