The Role of Space in Creativity

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For the past month or so I’ve been stuck; unable to write a rhyme or make a beat – even though I had plenty of time on my hands.  Even my blogging has been sparse.  In the past, being stuck creatively was usually caused by something very heavy going on in my life that I needed to work my way through. In that sense, it was very easy to understand and remedy – resolve the personal issue and become unstuck. Unfortunately, there were no personal issues hanging over my head this time around. Although last year was pretty rough family-wise, the past six or seven months have been great.

The other day I noticed that the only times I was able to squeak out a rhyme or a beat was when I wasn’t home.  I had no problems writing on tour or while I was visiting my family, but as soon as i got home things were at a standstill.

So, I looked around my house.  And that’s when I found the culprit. Continue reading