I’ve had a number of opportunities to think about knowledge and the accumulation of expertise in the past week. Ignoring the highly VUCA world we live in (I love that expression ‘volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous’. I’ve described myself at various times professionally – and sometimes unprofessionally – as ‘a complexity vortex’. It’s very pleasing… Continue reading I’m post or?
I’m going to try and focus on deliberate practice as explained in Anderson’s Peak . I have been attempting to follow the audiobook of The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp but I’m not getting much value from it. The winding road to reinvention I don’t really have a problem being creative, and if I’m honest… Continue reading Meander
Time to refocus this blog on the activites I’m currently engaged in – linocut, bookbinding and occasional art. I’m hoping that in doing so I will reignite my writing mojo. But we shall see.
[Ivan’s note – I found this post sitting in draft state. It had lain dormant since early 2012. I post it because I am always slightly bemused, often plain embarrassed, and occasionally delighted, by things I used to think / feel / say. An awful lot of *stuff* has happened since, not least another child, and… Continue reading Creative Writing – survival of the fittest
Am I a writer? Or am I a story-teller? What do I want to be?
Routines, and why they’re not always good for the process.
The end of a long hiatus. And the beginning of a new dream.
Hello blog, my old friend. I have – with equal degrees of non-success, kept a blog for going on 10 years now. I have never really built a rhythym of posting, or a readership, or really got what I wanted out of it. Initially, I wrote a blog because I was lonely. And it’s difficult… Continue reading Generally inefficient – hiatus
See you when the next novel is complete.
Chastisement to self.