Know when you need a break. Being creative can be tiring and you need to look away from your project so you can clear your head and recollect your thoughts.
Creativity is a gift given sparsely among us. And to be honest, that gift is rarely even utilized because people think that with the gift comes automatic success. Again, this is where we fail.
Keats wanted to write himself, but without the instruction of a mentor, he struggled.
Using 1960 near-space jump as his springboard, composer Caleb Burhans produces another excellent work for writers to consider among their own creative resources.
They find ways to recharge. They curl up with a good book and a cup of tea on a rainy day or indulge in an afternoon of naps. Taking a day to do their own thing allows them to recharge and refocus their energy.
Luc Sante is—to use that blurb-whore phrase deservedly, just this once—a writer’s writer.
So hilarious even that you might just not be able to even with this.
You’re not special because you make art.
Part of my job includes taking care of chickens.
Watching cats have sex on YouTube. Did you know you can do that? It’s weird.