Indeed, good ideas don't come spontaneously. You don't need to be born with a special chromosome to be creative either, just willing to work hard.
It's a very interesting topic full of myths and misconceptions.
"A glimpse of an idea" is exactly what had been sleeping in my mind for years. Then i decided to dig, and dig, and dig. So my first cyberpunk novel came out, after a whole year typing words in a train going to work.
Creativity is inside everyone of us. But the first step is believing in what you wanna do and pursuit it without expecting nothing.
To me, that's the key.
Thanx Erika for posting this.
I enjoyed the book Creative Quest by Questlove. Part memoire, part examination of creativity itself. Pretty interesting book on the whole subject of what it is.
Well said. A lot people hold themselves back without realizing it.
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