[This is part 6 in our ongoing Fuck the Muse mini-series, click the link for previous entries if you wish to start at the very beginning (a very good place to start)] It’s always useful to remember where you are in the overall creative process.
Now that you have a seed worth exploring, you are ready for step 2 of the creative process. The goal of this phase is explosive growth, following your curiosity out from the seed in every direction. You’ve heard of the shitty first draft? It’s
"What's the driving force behind this project?" You can't start working until you know what you are working towards. That doesn't mean knowing all the answers, it means knowing the questions that will guide you. I refer to those guiding questions as
Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo. "Creativity isn't magic. It happens by applying ordinary tools of thought to existing materials." — Kirby Ferguson It seems I can't dive straight into the five steps of creative process — my