Re: How do you stay creative
Perhaps everyone is reasonably creative mentally. Obviously there are also hugely creative souls who just burn and explode with ideas all the time.
But perhaps it comes down to the 99% perspiration thing?
As Brian observed in another thread, it's one thing to have a vision, and another to capture it in words that attract other people's interest long enough for them to want to keep reading about it?
To me the writer's duty is not to stop until he/she is satisfied he's captured the whole idea, not just part of it. Mental laziness is the writer's worst enemy. Like: 'Oh, that will do' when you know you've only kind of winged part of the idea?
But being a natural born storyteller is probably a writer's greatest asset?