Tag Archives: Pablo Picasso “Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction”

Destructivity Quiz


You’ve seen dozens of creativity quizzes (and probably scored very nicely on them), but have you ever seen a destructivity quiz? If  you did see one, would you take it? And how would you want to score? The unwillingness to see ourselves as destructive is a subtle, but significant, source of resistance. Because drafting is […]

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10 Ways to Break Writer’s Block – Literally


“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” – Pablo Picasso Creation and destruction are opposite ends of the Transformation Continuum. You can’t create something without destroying something else. Create music, destroy silence. Create a garden, destroy weeds. Create a story, destroy all the other possible ways you could have told […]

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