Creativity is one of the things that defines media nowadays and without it, this industry would be a mere flow of information and events. In the digital era of media, you have to stay focused on your targets and make sure you stand out.
Here's some advice you might want to consider in order to keep yourself creative.
1. Get out of bed!
No matter what, get out there and explore the world. You never know what you might come across, a famous person, an incident, a rainbow.
2. Stay positive
You may not succeed from the very first draft of ideas but never lose hope.
3. Write, write and rewrite
Remember, Rome wasn't built in a day. The more you keep at it, the better and more creative you'll become.
Literature is always a good source of inspiration: prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction.
5. Start a blog
It doesn't matter what topics you choose, just get started!
Creativity builds up when you feed it with fresh information and blogs are the
perfect way of gathering knowledge.
6. Don't overdo it
Stress can block creativity so take the time to relax every now and then.
7. Be receptive
Staying open to new things can help you find inspiration in people and places you would never usually look.
8. Take photos
Lots of them. They are a good way of remembering details.
9. Visit places
A gallery, museum, stadium; inspiration comes through the smallest things.
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