Posts Tagged: creativity

Angela Carter on bottles exploding

Reading is just as creative an activity as writing and most intellectual development depends on new readings of old texts. I am all for putting new wine in old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes the

Angela Carter on bottles exploding

Reading is just as creative an activity as writing and most intellectual development depends on new readings of old texts. I am all for putting new wine in old bottles, especially if the pressure of the new wine makes the

On messiness

I know this doesn’t really have anything to do with children’s books, or reading, but while I was doing my uni reading (on strategic concepts… nothing very interesting), I stumbled upon this, which I thought just sounded so delicious and

On messiness

I know this doesn’t really have anything to do with children’s books, or reading, but while I was doing my uni reading (on strategic concepts… nothing very interesting), I stumbled upon this, which I thought just sounded so delicious and

Ralph Waldo Emerson on creative reading

One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson on creative reading

One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

William Styron on several lifetimes

A good book should leave you… slightly exhausted at the end.  You live several lives while reading it.  ~William Styron

William Styron on several lifetimes

A good book should leave you… slightly exhausted at the end.  You live several lives while reading it.  ~William Styron

Ursula K. LeGuin on eggplants

I doubt the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, that child would grow up to be an eggplant. –Ursula K. LeGuin

Ursula K. LeGuin on eggplants

I doubt the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, that child would grow up to be an eggplant. –Ursula K. LeGuin