Songwriting: An evolution in Creativity

Songwriting: An evolution in Creativity

I started writing songs with my long-term song-writing partner Julian Kievit in 1987. There have been long breaks in between and over all this time, the way we do it has changed as well. In the beginning, I would write a poem or three and Julian would pick one that he...
Be Creative: Step Back

Be Creative: Step Back

As a society, we have the idea of creativity all wrong. It sits in a box labelled “ART” and sensible people know they shouldn’t got there. But we forget being children, we ignore that every problem you solve, everything you adapt, is utilising creativity… everyday...
Creativity on Demand: Yes you can

Creativity on Demand: Yes you can

Without structure, there can be no creativity. Routine, repetition, rules, structure: these are not the words that most people think of when discussing creativity. Indeed, they are ideas that many creative people reject. And yet, when you dig deeper and ask more...
Sebastian Morrison on Creativity

Sebastian Morrison on Creativity

Sebastian Morrison is a Londoner and a highly successful television editor and director (you’ve probably seen his work somewhere over the years). He is a person who needs his creativity to be always on, on demand, 24/7 (well, when on a job!) But Sebastian is also a...