Gretchen Rubin

J.R.R. Tolkien

From the Podcast

The Book “The Hobbit” Illustrates How Boredom Can Spark Creativity.
A Little Happier

The Book “The Hobbit” Illustrates How Boredom Can Spark Creativity.

A Little Happier: The dull task of grading papers inspired J.R.R. Tolkien to write the first line of his masterpiece, “The Hobbit.” Boredom can lay the groundwork for great creativity.
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