Staying inspired as songwriter can be difficult, and while many artists draw on sources like stories or personal life experiences, wells of inspiration can appear in many different forms even, as evidenced here, blogs! This piece suggests ten unlikely blogs that can, in their own unique way, get the creative juices flowing.
In this latest post on MusicThinkTank, contributor Sammy Hakim shares ten unconventional but nonetheless effective blogs for helping songwriters out of creative rut and giving them that extra inspirational boost.
"Self-described as “an inventory of cross-disciplinary interestingness, spanning art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more,” Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings explores many different genres and ideas with multiple sources that can help you find something to be inspired by. Typically their posts will start with a quote, or a literary thought experiment, and dive deep into the stories or moments that inspired them."