Writing: Rehab, Prehab, Strength

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) When I wrote about writing exercises having a “therapeutic” value for creativity, I shared it with several friends. My core idea was simple enough – that … Continue reading

Creativity, Conspiracy, and Motivation

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) In my previous blog post, I noted conspiracy theorists easily fit into my model of Creative Types. Because various presentations and forms of conspiracy thought fit … Continue reading

Creative Paths And Conspiracy

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Last post, I stated that conspiracy theories are creative acts, even if they have malicious or pathological motivation. It’s essential to realize this because seeing them … Continue reading

Politics and Art: Power Gently Resting In The Palm Of Your Hand

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Let’s get this out of the way: Politics definitely belongs in art. People are inevitably political; we form alliances and tribes, we try to figure out … Continue reading