Monday, March 21, 2016

2016 A through Z Blogger's Challenge Theme Reveal


2016 A through Z Blogger’s Challenge
Daily Creativity Hacks

"Orchid 6B" sumi-ink on printmaking paper. c. Stephanie Rose Bird, 2015

One of the toughest issues facing creative people of all strips, is creative blocks. The theme of my 2016 A through Z Blogger’s Challenge is Daily Creativity Hacks, inspirational ideas to play with, to get you through those dull spots that stand in the way between you and creative flow.

These days the words hack and hacks are used in many different ways. I'm using hacks to mean a clever solution to a tricky problem. Think of hacks as quick fixes, remedies, rituals or exercises. 

Are you struggling with creative blocks? During April you’ll find an A to Z blog post offering mind-expanding ideas and new ways of thinking of old ones, all designed to enhance your creative outlook. 

Tune in, all during April. I will be blogging 6 days a week, taking Sunday’s off as a breather. I’ll be visiting as many blogs, by fellow blog challenge participants and others, as possible during that period and leaving comments. I hope you’ll stop in and visit Stephanie's Studio, feeling free join the site, ask questions or leave comments and your creative input, as well as additional ideas.


"Nuggets" colored pencil on paper. c. Stephanie Rose Bird



Enjoy!

32 comments:

  1. Sounds awesome. YOu never know when you'll need one of these... hacks ;-)

    @JazzFeathers
    The Old Shelter - Jazz Age Jazz

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  2. What a great idea - creativity can be such a frustrating thing when it's playing hard to get. I look forward to hearing your ideas during April.
    Tasha
    Tasha's Thinkings | Wittegen Press | FB3X (AC)

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    1. Yes the muse is a jealous and fickle one at times, for sure!

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  3. That's going to be useful, I am going to be back. Great theme, and I completely love your art!

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  4. This theme will help a lot of creative people. :)

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  5. Sounds fun.
    Looking forward to it!

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    1. Anna, I hope you'll find this to be a fun space!

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  6. That is a very interesting theme; when I think of the word hack I think of computer hackings, but I like your definition far better!

    Thanks for visiting my blog :)

    betty

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    1. Betty you're very welcome! I love it when words have such diverse meanings, ranging from horrible to helpful.

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  7. Hi Stephanie - these will be fun ... and I look forward to your ideas. Being creative can be challenging - and I'm sure your art amazes ... as you let us into your secrets ... cheers Hilary

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  8. What an excellent and welcome topic Stephanie - can't wait to read your posts.

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    1. I can't wait to write them all, LOL! Thanks Deborah!

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  9. Awesome topic! Looking forward to April!

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  10. What an awesome theme! I'm always looking for new writing prompts and other tricks to get me writing- this is going to so helpful! Thanks for making this your theme!!!

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  11. Oh, I could definitely use some of these in my life! :) Awesome theme! See you in April! :)

    @TarkabarkaHolgy from
    The Multicolored Diary
    MopDog

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    1. Yes, April is creeping up on us. See you soon!

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  12. Love your theme! Can't wait to use some of your creativity hacks!

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    1. Thanks Tawnya! I love your theme. Can't wait to read you posts. Am following you now on Google+.

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  13. What a great theme! I've been suffering a writer's block on and off for a year. Looking forward to following yours.

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    1. Thanks! I like your theme too. Looking forward to April.

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  14. Great idea Stephanie thank you! Golly, April just about here!

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  15. HI, hope you enjoy the A to Z, I will pop back and read your hacks.

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