The Goldilocks theory of creativity
10 things worth sharing: the creative process, writing advice, wintering, and more......
Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week:
I gobbled up Robert D. Richardson’s short book, First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process. I’m slowly making my way through his biography, Emerson: The Mind on Fire. (This essay about his life’s work is really good.)
I’ve been picking through my wife’s shelf of architecture books. This week I enjoyed The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live, which was partly inspired by two of my all-time favorites: How Buildings Learn and A Pattern Language.
Advice for writers: Nobody wants to read a book.
Ear candy: I’ve been listening to composer Ludwig Göransson after hearing his Tenet soundtrack — I enjoyed this Song Exploder episodeabout his work on Black Panther. (I dump stuff I’m digging to into my 2021 playlist, which is already 9 hours long.)
RIP artist William T. Wiley.
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