You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar. Here are 10 laws of productivity we’ve consistently observed among serial idea executors:
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English 50 – Intro to Creative Writing: Exercises for Story Writers
50 MORE Journal Writing Prompts
Just as every tree is different but still recognizably a tree, every story is different but contains elements that make it a story.