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Joseph J. Bailey

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Through such simple questions as, "What if we lived in a world where our beliefs were real, tangible, and actualizable?" Joe explores the possible through thought, fantasy, wit, and character.

Including influences such as Shunryu Suzuki, Tolkien, Krishnamurti, Iain M. Banks, Laozi, Stephen R. Donaldson, Philip Kapleau, Raymond E. Feist, Edward O. Wilson, Dan Simmons, and David Bohm, Joe creates existential fantasy filled with rich worlds, concepts, stories, and ideas.

Joe holds an advanced degree in environmental management from Duke University where he also studied religion with a focus on meditative, experiential, and transformative traditions.

When not at play with his family, he enjoys reading, writing, and relaxation. When he can, Joe als
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I'm in the process of writing a book on creativity. There are so many answers, including:

Be patient
Sleep on it
Change your setting
Use thought experiments
Combine two dissimilar ideas
Change your state of mind
Change your frame of reference
Have good conversations
Work on something else
Trust in yourself
Read/explore/research related topics of interest
Challenge yourself to come up with new ideas
Work on another section of your story
Ask yourself and think about, "What happens next?" especially before going to sleep
Keep a calm mind
Reread what you've written to fill in gaps and get new ideas
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Saul Tanpepper Thanks for connecting, Joseph! Looking forward to seeing you around the GR hallways!
Saul


Joseph Bailey Katy wrote: "So you think that guy Joseph J. Bailey is pretty cool, huh? LOL Thanks for the friend request!"

Personally, I think he's as cool as the back side of the pillow on a winter's morn....

You're very welcome!


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Katy So you think that guy Joseph J. Bailey is pretty cool, huh? LOL Thanks for the friend request!


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