Michaeline: More Thoughts on Creativity

"What has brought me forth?" (1823, actor T.P. Cooke as Frankenstein, via Wikimedia Commons)

“What has brought me forth?” (1823, actor T.P. Cooke as Frankenstein, via Wikimedia Commons)

The Atlantic Online is doing a lot of interesting writing about writing. Here’s another article from them about creativity, and how it happens. The gist is some people are better wired for creativity than others, but without formative experiences, that creativity isn’t triggered.

In a lot of ways, theories about magic systems in fantasy seem to echo how we think about creativity. Continue reading