Hey guys, shhh you didn’t see me here. I shouldn’t be blogging right now! The final draft of my book is due to the publisher this week, I should be working on that! But before I go make another pot of coffee, here is a repost on 20 basic tips for greater creativity. If a lot of my blogging is about esoteric ways to get more out of your imagination think of this as the “low-hanging fruit”.

Anthony Alvarado

My last post was a list of some of the habits of genius. Most of them are not that surprising, stuff like “People who think a lot tend to drink a lot of coffee.” And often my posts tend towards the esoteric ( see the 5 part series on magic from last month.)

But since it’s a new year I thought I would bust out some really practical tips. It is easy to lose sight of the obvious when one is pursuing the muse. Here are a dozen reminders of stuff so basic that maybe it’s time to take a second look at it. Often it is easy for the creative type person to get so wrapped up in the big picture that they forget to take care of the mundane, the day to day, the basics. But I assure you, if you are going to succeed as an artists…

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