Join Stefan Mumaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Take a creative vacation, part of Breaking Out of a Rut.
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…Plan and take a creative vacation.…I know, now I'm talking your language.…Few have a problem taking vacations, but…most don't have a creative purpose for vacation.…Vacations rock, because you leave responsibility behind,…and entertainment and relaxation is the only goal.…This is a fine approach to vacation…that will certainly help to recharge your batteries.…But what if vacation was more than a retreat from responsibility,…but also a retreat from the things that helped create your rut?…For me, I was once asked to write a murder…mystery in a 1930s sugar plantation on the island of Kawai.…
I spent 10 days in a most beautiful environment I could possible imagine.…Half the time I was spent laying on the beach and kayaking down the river.…The other half the time I was spent in thrift stores looking for frames that…I could place on, on mantels, and on counters to run this, this murder mystery.…Most vacations are spent escaping our ruts, but they also present an…opportunity to take advantage of the novel surrounding as a training tool.…
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