The social stigma around your profession maybe constantly telling you that you are not creative; it is lying to you.
There is wonderfully melodic music inside even the most theoretically gifted, numerically bound accountant on the face of planet earth. For crying out loud, numbers are incredibly creative, and order and precision can define your creative style.
A mathematical. systematic approach is a perfectly acceptable way to access the creative right side of your brain; it’s one I often use.
When developing a screenplay I will often ask myself the following type of question, “list 10 possible types of jobs that this main character could have?”
Then I often use the law of opposites (READ) to come up with a couple of really outrageously creative options, ” list 3 possible jobs this main character would NEVER do?”
How do you use a mathematical approach in your creative process?
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