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Podcast: How to slay your creative demons and have fun doing it

Posted on 24 Feb 2022

No one is immune to creative demons – not even Michelangelo. But these demons needn’t defeat us! Creativity specialist Richard Holman explores ‘mindful distractions’, why your worst idea can be the best place to start, and what we can learn about creativity from one nun’s surprising screen prints.

Writers, artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers and more – creatives of all stripes know the perils of creative demons. Whether it’s self-doubt, fear of failure or procrastination, the challenges can seem insurmountable. In this episode, Richard Holman, author of Creative Demons and How to Slay Them, shares unexpected antidotes and practical tips to help unleash your creativity, including techniques from the likes of Michelangelo, Margaret Atwood, Maggi Hambling and more.



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This episode was produced and presented by Eliza Apperly and edited by Benjamin Nash.

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Creative Demons and How to Slay Them

Richard Holman, Al Murphy