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Tips for Executing Ideas: Uncanny Creativity 26

What are the steps to making an idea into reality? Allow yourself to get past the hesitation and think about the actions you need to take. Start with a small and simple action. Use your simple start to refine your idea. Build a prototype and then a few prototypes. Create a simple objective and keep it simple, avoid expanding scope. Work in small parts over time, alittle bit each day, to help you start or make it a habit. If you slip up, get past the hesitation again and get started again

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Blogging and Creative Writing. Please take the survey, which will be used for future blog posts: /artists-designers-illustrators-share-your-experiences-survey.html Promises and Fears of Social Networking Infographic: http://www.mirnabard.com/2010/09/an-infograph-promises-and-fears-of-social-networking/ How blogs can help you become a better writer /how-blogs-can-help-you-become-a-better-writer.html The Uncanny Creativity Podcast is a creativity and productivity audio show featuring quick tips for illustrators, designers and other visual arts. Hosted by Brian E. Young.

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How to be More Creative Everyday: Uncanny Creativity 27

With a little imagination, you can make creative thinking a daily habit. I've talked about creative writing before, and beyond that we can just write out our thoughts. Keep a journal on your phone or on paper. Trying means occasionally failing. Notice your failures and practice being okay with it. It's no big deal. Fear of failure is something that prohibits all of us from failing. Look for inspirations from your heroes, admire their work and vicariously live with through them. This is a great opportunity to say dream! Find little new things you can do. Even just using new ... Read more

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I'm a graphic designer (portfolio), classical pianist and artist in Baltimore, MD. I host the Uncanny Creativity Podcast helping to demystify the creative process and creator of Funlooksfun.com, an online shop for apparel and games. Twitter: @sketchee

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