Rules are a common language in whatever medium you’re expressing your creative self with. Nothing emphasizes this more than a young child learning to tell jokes. Once they’ve learned the chicken joke, they start experimenting with other things that cross
Mentorships in many industries are common. They’re an excellent way to build your skills and learn from a highly experienced professional. Some mentorships are informal: mentees simply find someone who’s willing to volunteer their time to help out. Others are
Last week I looked at one question any creative person (which is really anybody) should ask themselves when they get down on their work: Can it get any better? The answer is yes, of course, because anything can get better.
There are two questions that you need to memorize and train so they become reflexes. I’ll cover the first one today: Can It Get Any Better? We often use the reverse question, “Can it get any worse?” in a bizarre attempt to
Lucy Maud Montgomery, 1884 (age 10) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I once did a few comedy improv workshops once for troubled teens in a local high school. Most of the scenes were about sex, so I urged the students to try something