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17 Aug 2023

How to keep that creative spark alive!

Hey there, fellow creators!

In the world of creative expression, whether it’s crafting music, capturing captivating photos, or producing compelling videos, staying motivated and inspired is essential for continuous growth and innovation.

Are you ready to dive into the world of creativity, where music, photography, and content creation collide?
Buckle up, because we’re about to explore the top 8 tips to keep that creative fire burning bright all whilst overcoming writer’s block!

  1. Mix up your creative mediums

Picture this: You’re a muso shredding on your guitar, but you’re wanting to capture some footage and still images of your process.
Why not satisfy that curiosity?
Experimenting with different forms of creativity can open up doors to creativity you never knew existed. Mixing and matching your passions can lead to brilliant sparks of inspiration and take your creations to a whole new level. Be silly, have fun, this is where the real magic happens!

  1. Got Goals?

Let’s talk about goals, shall we? Imagine you’re on a quest to create the ultimate album, the jaw-dropping photo series, or the most binge-worthy video content.
Set yourself some goals.
How many tracks do you want on an album? How many mind-blowing shots will you capture? Break it down into bite-sized bits – remember, you can’t eat an elephant whole (or something like that anyway)

  1. Shake Up your Creative Routine

Guess what? Creativity loves company – especially a routine!
Give your creative mind a high-five by sticking to a schedule. Dedicate specific times to noodling around with equipment, snapping your camera, or crafting your content. It’s like giving your brain a little nudge, reminding it that it’s time to put on its creative hat and shine.

  1. Surround Yourself with Magic

Hey, you know what’s even more inspiring than a unicorn?
Surrounding yourself with art, artists, and all things creative! Get out there, attend gigs, explore galleries, and hop onto online forums to connect with fellow creators. Immersing yourself in the world of creativity can ignite that inner spark and inspire you to new heights of awesomeness.

  1. Unleash the Power of Collaboration

Ready for some creative fireworks? Collaboration is king!
Join forces with other creative wizards – musos, producers , photographers, and content creators alike. The result? An explosion of ideas, new techniques, and endless fun. Plus, working together can help you see your creations through different lenses (literally!).

Are you wrestling with writer’s block and Imposter Syndrome?
We’ve all been there!

  1. Get Up! Get Out!

Writer’s block, you’re no match for us! When that pesky block comes knocking, give it a wink and take a break.
Step outside, breathe in the air, notice the weather and your surroundings, dance like nobody’s watching, or simply hum a little tune. Get your body moving in any way that you can and feel those creative juices flowing!

  1. Imposter Syndrome, pffft… Show It Who’s Boss

Hey, we’ve all been there – that sneaky imposter syndrome telling us we’re not good enough. Well, guess what? Celebrate even the tiniest achievements, picked up a new client? Maybe you finalised a presentation you’ve been meaning to finish, perhaps you’ve finally decided on a plugin for that next track you’re recording.
It can be easy to forget that many little steps create a big picture, celebrate each win as you go!

  1. Get some feedback

Feeling a bit stuck? Dive into the wonderland of feedback! Share your work with mentors or fellow creators who can sprinkle a little magic on your creations. Their insights can bring a breath of fresh air and inspire you to reach for the stars.

And there you have it, creative dynamos!
From chasing your wildest artistry dreams to conquering those sneaky creative roadblocks, you’re armed with all the tricks of the trade.
So, go ahead, strum those strings, capture those moments, and create content that’s out of this world. Your creative journey is like a rollercoaster ride – full of twists, turns, and exhilarating moments.

Let the creative adventure begin!

upop