Creativity: Timeless Magician's Secrets to be More Creative Part 1
Classic rules of magic that anyone can use to boost their creativity.
I began writing this article on creativity, intending to write just a few short paragraphs. I should have known that the subject of creativity is far to complex to have much value in such a short article. This is part one, the rest is soon to follow.
Find a place to be bad!
I first heard this advice from my magic teacher Jeff McBride, and I later found out that it's very old advice shared amongst comedians, speakers, and others.
It's also a bit controversial advice. I've heard some people say that this phrase hurts our art, and we would all benefit if it were forgotten.
I personally feel that it is the best advice that you can give to anyone in any creative endeavor.
I've long since lost count of the ideas that I've had, when I believed they were wonderful ideas but in fact they were met with indifference (or worse!) in front of every audience I presented my ideas to!