Little: The Book “The Hobbit Boredom” Illustrates How Boredom Can Spark Creativity
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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