Songwriting: The Creativity Danger Zone

The creative process is a complex one, and to truly invest oneself in a creative endeavor requires a certain willingness to take risks. In this piece we look at a unique metaphor for understanding and embracing the creativity danger zone.

In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, contributor John Merigliano takes us on an undersea journey to better understand and master the creative process.

“Witchcraft is a good metaphor for the creative process; it’s rooted in an ancient and arcane art. So, let’s imagine that you are a witch and you can breath under water; after all, this is an article about creativity. What do you think you would find? There would probably be pollution: garbage and waste of all sorts. What does the bottom of the ocean smell like? Is this a smell you can live with?”

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