ON CREATIVITY “It is a chaotic strangeness familiar to every creative person, be she poet or physicist or composer …”

“I carry my thoughts about with me for a long time, sometimes a very long time, before I set them down. At the same time my memory is so faithful to me that I am sure not to forget a theme which I have once conceived, even after five years have passed. I make many changes, reject and reattempt until I am satisfied. Then the working-out in breadth, length, height and depth begins in my head, and since I am conscious of what I want, the basic idea never leaves me. It rises, grows upward, and I hear and see the picture as a whole take shape and stand forth before me as though cast in a single piece, so that all that is left is the work of writing it down.”

“Whence I take my ideas… I cannot say with any degree of certainty; they come to me uninvited, directly, or indirectly. I could almost grasp them in my hands, out in nature’s open, in the woods, during my promenades, in the silence of the night, at earliest dawn. They are roused by moods which in the poet’s case are transmuted into words, and in mine into tones, that sound, roar and storm until at last they take shape for me as notes.”

Ludwig van Beethoven

This experience I have come to know well and as with Beethoven, being outside is when most ideas arrive. I too also carry them for a long time, such as the idea of respect as a global principle that entered my mind over twenty years ago and is now manifesting in unexpected ways.

I also appreciated Maria Popova sharing in her article on brainpickings, titled

Incubation, Ideation, and the Art of Editing: Beethoven on Creativity

that creativity is not just about art making, but also discovery and innovation.

Quoting author Mary Shelley of Frankenstein fame, Freema Dyson, physicist, T.S. Eliot, Ludwig van Beethoven and more, light is shone on a process many seek to understand. Learn more by reading the Maria’s whole article @

https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/11/25/beethoven-on-creativity/

December 4, 2018

KAITLIN ANN TREPANIER

Founder Social Entrepreneur Author Artist Speaker

www.connectingthedotswiththerespectprinciple.com

Smashwords interview @  www.smashwords.com

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Reasons for Publicity, Social Media, Creativity, and Entrepreneurial Skills Upgrades

Holding a big vision in one’s heart and mind drives the many required small acts.

SMALL ACTS

1. Studying publicity and how to put together a press kit for newspapers and proposals for potential contest sponsors

2. Learning from social media marketing experts how best to utilize and maximize the digital tools rather than overwhelm with too many posts and too much information

3. Discovering legally, contractually, etc. how to best offer the Connecting The Dots With The Respect Principle contest to engage youth, caregivers, teachers, and administration in schools, communities, and organizations

BIG RESULTS

1. Fewer children and teens being targeted because of less prejudiced rationalization

2. Saved lives because of averted tragedies

3. More children and teens discovering and realizing their potential

BENEFITS and REWARDS

1. Altruistic satisfaction for helping in my unique way

2. Financial compensation for my unique talents and perseverance

3. Ability to give back even more to others because of my success

Feeling honored, fortunate, and blessed to have the combination of talents, skills, and experience to serve by creating a unifying, practical, logical, and compassionate initiative , Connecting The Dots With The Respect Principle, transforming our ideas of what our world can really be like when we value … respect … life simply for being other lives we share with our world.

Thank you for doing you part!

Kaitlin Ann Trepanier

CONNECTING THE DOTS WITH THE RESPECT PRINCIPLE

Founder Entrepreneur Author Artist and Speaker  

© All Rights Reserved 2018 

September 20, 2018                                    

NOTE: Kaitlin’s Smashwords interview and Ebooks available at www.smashwords.com

 

 

 

 

This Christmas …

Christmas Card 2013

December 12, 2013

Kaitlin A. Trepanier
http://www.kaitlinatrepanier.com

All Rights Reserved by DARK HORSES PRODUCTIONS/KAITLIN A. TREPANIER, Connecting the Dots … with The RESPECT PRINCIPLE Developer, Author, Speaker, Playwright, Altruistic Entrepreneur, and Human Rights Activist … because every child … every person … should know, by their own experience, they are valued … RESPECTED.