… the best ideas are born from moments when our subconscious thoughts can breathe (i.e. when we’re not trying too hard to think), like in the shower or during a commute, but we’ve found that the best concepts are DEVELOPED through collaboration… every single good concept has come about because one of us had a kernel of an idea and then others iterated on it.
I just sit at the typewriter and curse a bit.
Scientists at Purdue University, in Indiana, found that people who described themselves as creative had a significantly reduced mortality rate. They believe that creative improves health because it enlarges the neural networks in the brain.
When I finish a wonderful chapter, it’s like having an orgasm.