Isaac Asimov: How to Never Run Out of Ideas Again
Read a lot and follow your curiosity. You should never stop investing in yourself.
To have good ideas, we need to consume good ideas too. Your formal education isn’t the end. If anything, it’s the beginning.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
If you want to have a lot of good ideas, you need to expose yourself to good ideas.
This means reading books, having conversations with interesting people, seeking out new experiences,...
Creative ideas often come to you when you’re not deliberately trying to solve a problem, when your mind is relaxed.
That's why your creative process must include a system to capture ideas when you have them, so you can work on them later. The simplest mechanism is simply to have a list where you keep ideas.
Regularly review your ideas lists. Incubation helps because just as a spontaneous connection can generate an idea, an incubated idea can spontaneously mature into a plan of action if you take care of it.
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. It’s about the small steps you can take each day to make a tiny bit of improvement.
Writing can be a lonely, thankless job, filled with rejection. But it can also be very rewarding when your text resonates with people.
Ask yourself why you want to write and what do you wa...
Don’t overwhelm yourself by trying to follow advanced techniques early on. There is endless advice on writing, but in the beginning, all that matters is getting words onto the page every day.
Set small, easy to accomplish goals and build upon it. Focus not on the end result, but on the process.