on ‘untitled: thoughts on the creative process’ [an interview with @blainehogan]

Written by Dan King

Christ-follower. husband. father. author of the unlikely missionary: from pew-warmer to poverty-fighter. co-author of activist faith: from him and for him. director of family ministry at st. edward's episcopal church. president of fistbump media, llc.

August 19, 2011

[serialposts]I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat there staring at a blinking cursor.

It’s not like I’ve run out of ideas. I can talk about anything. But sometimes looking at a blank page is just intimidating. I don’t know if it’s the expectation that comes with a full-page, or maybe it’s the fear of judgement once I fill it. What will people think? Will they still (or start to) accept me?

But there’s also something really exciting about a blank page.

It’s so full of potential. Full of hope. And I think that’s what I like about it… it’s the redemption story. It represents building something new, where anything is possible.

In the last part of my interview with Willow Creek’s Creative Director Blaine Hogan, I ask him about his new e-book out called Untitled: Thoughts on the Creative Process. In this video, he talks about dealing with the blank page and what readers can expect out of this new book…

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on ‘untitled: thoughts on the creative process’ [an interview with @blainehogan]

by Dan King time to read: 1 min