When I’m stuck in my writing, I cow race!

It is a happy talent to know how to play. Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer   In last week’s post about using creativity, I already talked about playing with words when you are stuck writing. But when just tossing around words doesn’t help, and getting creative doesn’t do anything for your writing either, you just need [...]

Play with words, get a plotto!

One day my husband and I were listening to the radio, and the song: “Don’t worry, be happy” by Bobby McFerrin started playing. That song is pure play for me, and I sang along, acting and dancing silly. Then I sang the song title wrong, and we collapsed in laughter. My new motto was born. [...]

Why you should play

Play makes you gigglePlay relaxes youPlay makes you creativePlay helps you forget your worriesPlay makes you fearlessPlay is energy Play makes you feel like a kid againPlay is fun and for writers: Play helps you dream up stories * * * How does play make you feel?