How do you define ‘creativity’ anyway?

There have been many attempts over the years to define creativity.  Many of them soon rub against the complication that as soon as you try to tie down creativity, it disappears.  So instead of defining creativity within a set of rigid restrictions, many of the best writers have sought instead to provide an overarching concept within which creativity can be accommodated rather than contained – a bijou resort hotel, not a prison.

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