Heuristics for Creation

“Generating ideas is the function of heuristics, which are discovery or invention techniques. Since the time of Aristotle, heuristics have been used in the teaching and practice of rhetoric, whether spoken or written. More recently, those researching the psychology of creativity have found that heuristics can be fruitfully employed, too, for stimulating creative behavior in problem-solving situations.”

Setting Free the Birds: Heuristic Approaches to the Teaching of Creative Writing at the College Level  by Peggy Baldwin Parris
The Creative Literary Web
The Creative Cinematic Star
The Creative Cinematic Star