Five Funny Ways to be More Creative

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My fellow biz boost circle blogger, Jenny Alexander at  The Painted Lily is laying out a great challenge (and a gift for the winner!)
She asks how do you tap into your creative strengths and renew your creativity?

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Here’s my quick answers!

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1. Bend over and look at things upside down

2. Lace up your shoelaces in a new pattern. Put on your shoes on before your get dressed. Try your left shoe on your right foot for a second to see what it feels like.

3. Talk to strangers. Listen to stories. Ask for help. Linger. Do it again.

4. Eat a yellow vegetable. Eat a new food at a new place. Eat dessert first with a spork.

5. Sing all the Christmas Songs known. Give a Christmas gift in July. Take a photos of yourself with a paper Santa beard.

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You can go here to enter her contest!

Can you think of 5 more ways to be creative?

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Wish: To leap into more creative challenges

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Jamie asks:  What leap do you wish to take?

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I want to leap into more bold creative fun as an artist.

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I want to go on photo safaris everyday!

I want to join photography challenges.

I want to look around for beauty and silliness.

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Here are some silly projects I’ve done in the past.

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Alien Abductions

Asked people outside my potato show art opening to pretend they spotted an alien ship ufo.

Bridal Shop Horrors

Discovered a mysterious yellow dish in all corners

Twist It Sister

Pureed my profile pic into a blender

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Do you take silly photos? If so, share one!

Do you participate in photography groups or challenges?  If so, let me know!

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Marketing Genius: How to tell a great story on the internet

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Tara asks, “Who’s storytelling do you really admire? Who influences your business is round-about ways?”

These are my favorite online storytellers at the moment…. ( Rated PG-13)

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She wants you along for the ride.

(makes me want to perform, blow bubbles, do cartwheels)
I want to get more people participating in my creative challenges.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, WhoIsAmy?
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It’s a  hip twist on an old familiar story.

(makes me to study up on on quidditch.)
Little House books were to me what Harry Potter is to my campers.  I need to know the stories better.

Half Pint Ingalls

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She eats her way through New York City.

(makes me what to hit the streets for shredded pork)
I want to document my life in pictures plus eat New York City for breakfast.
Joanne Wilson, Gotham Gal

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He is wise.

(makes me want to be brilliant and remarkable)
I want to be considered, tweeted and quoted.
Seth godin, Seth’s Blog

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She shows her fantasies in Technicolor.

(makes me want to jump on beds and look through innocent eyes)
I want to be that colorful clown. That fool that brings you back to the edge of fun.

Katie Sokoler, Color Me Katie

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They are friends that love to laugh.

(makes me want to dance, make funny faces and take personality quizzes)

I want to make more videos and do interviews !

Smart Girls at the Party

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Who are your favorite online visual storytellers?

Can you make up a very short story about the photo above?

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Daydreaming Inspiration

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Victoria over at sfgirlbybay has organized Blog It Forward. 300 bloggers are participating! Our purpose is to share what inspires us.

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I’m inspired by the daydreamers in my camp!

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Katie of ArtWall took a turn before me (you really should go see out her beautiful curated galleries) and Leslie of a Simple Life Afloat (check out her lovely life on a houseboat) will share her inspirations on Monday, March 8.