A few years ago I wrote a thesis on the dichotomy of creative writing – does it make writers crazy, or does it help them?  Click on this link to flip through my summary slide presentation…You decide…

Creativity vs. Madness


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  1. Lori Says:

    This is very informative and I agree that for me, if I didn’t have an outlet like SFC or WordPress, my head would be in a bad place.

  2. espirit07 Says:

    Kerry, without words and outlets for creative expression and appreciation many writers would probably have breakdowns. Love the material — right on the mark!

  3. petryan Says:

    I think madness can seep out into writing. Not because the writing makes you mad but because the madness loves to ventilate.

  4. Heather Blakey Says:

    This is really thought provoking and I did like the presentation. Power Point remains a really good program, one that I need to do more with.

  5. Douglas Eby Says:

    In her article Creativity, the Arts, and Madness, Maureen Neihart, Psy.D. notes, “The belief that madness is linked with creative thinking has been held since ancient times. It is a widely popular notion. .. The notion that inspiration requires regression and dipping into irrationality in order to access unconscious symbols and thought has been popular across disciplines for hundreds of years.” The article is on my site at

  6. weblink Says:

    I’m not sure why but this website is loading extremely slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this issue or is it a problem on my end?

    I’ll check back later on and see if the problem still exists.

  7. kvwordsmith Says:

    This is a powerpoint presentation – that may be why it was taking a bit of time to load – several graphics, too – Kerry (author)

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