That silent gap of “nothing” you feel between your thoughts and the outside world is the first step in setting your brain free to be creative.
If you do it, if you sit down and just do the damn work, at least you’ll see that creating art – even the shittiest art that’s ever existed – is a thousand times more freeing and more joyful than doing nothing at all
If I can tell my children to read one post of mine, it would be this post.
We are great at being creative, assertive, finding inspiration and identifying problems. We are not always so great at keeping our cool.
Twenty-first century writers suck.
One thing that is constant in my life is rejection.
1. There are absolutely no rules
2. Whenever someone gives you a list of rules, always throw out Rule #1.
No one seems to care what a drunk has to say quite like they used to.
But when I’m lonely and use the power of loneliness, often the best things happen to me. I can’t ever forget that. Even the times of worst loneliness.
You want an image and I can’t decide if I should send you my body or my wanting.