The Creative Process

TED Radio Hour show

Summary: <p><span><span style="font-family: Arial;">How are we inspired? How do we get from an initial inkling of idea to a fully formed work of art? It’s often challenging to describe the creative process. In this hour we’ll hear from some TED speakers who explain their craft and the daily challenge of nurturing creativity. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins explains his writing process involves plenty of patience, intensity, and trips to the dry cleaners. Author Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the definition of genius and singer/songwriter Abigail Washburn blends the Far East with with her banjo. </span></span><span style="font-size: medium; color: #000000;" size="4" color="#000000"><span style="font-size: 13.5pt; color: black;"></span><br><span></span></span><span style="color: #000000;" color="#000000"><span style="color: #000000;" color="#000000"><font style="color: #000000;" color="black"><span style="color: black; font-family: Arial;"><span>          <span class="apple-tab-span">  </span><p></p></span></span></font></span></span></p><p><span style="color: black; font-family: Arial;"></span></p>