I hear many writers say, "I can't do this! I wasn't born creative." No sweat. Raise the creative inside you. Feed it. Nurture it. Mold it. Find what sends shivers down your spine. What puts the twinkle in your eyes? You have to hunt it. For some, creativity doesn't fall out of the sky. Whatever you do, don't give up. Just because you weren't born a creative doesn't mean you can't learn how to harness the gift.
I'm a firm believer in, we all have a creative side. Somewhere.
Read Melissa Donovan's article How to Foster Creativity in Writing.
Need some tips about molding your creative side? Check out Marelisa Fabrega's post on 25 Ways to be More Creative.
Not enough? Here are 24 More Tips!
Don't beat yourself up. You can't walk around feeling sorry for yourself. Pouting certainly won't bring on your creative side. Ignite your own fire. Hone your creativity.
Nature or nurture? It doesn't matter which infuses the creativity into your writing. Don't get caught up in whether or not you were born a creative. In the end, it's not important. What truly matters is how a writer utilizes their creativity. It's the magic created when the writer and the words meet on the page.
On Friday, I will share more about creativity on a personal level.
~Have a writerly week, y'all. Now, go. Create!