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Saying "Be creative" squashes creative bug.

by dakat123 on July 23, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


The state DOE asked me to revamp the state schools handbook. I eagerly accepted because I'm a kiss ass like that. ;-) As my contact was giving instructions, they say "Be creative!" It was like a pin to my creative balloon. I've got nothing. I've had nothing for a couple of weeks. Finally, procrastination and a deadline is pressing the issue. Getting back to basics to get 'er done! Go, me!

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