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.
“Everything in moderation,” said the doctor. Well maybe inspiration, like everything else, should come in moderation too. The balance between creation and consumption should be as close to equal as possible.
13. The grand, big, and most ambitious missions are the best missions.
It’s pretty simple (but seldomly practiced): if you want to be excited, do things that excite you and stop doing things that don’t excite you.
If you feel like you’re out of ideas and completely uncreative, don’t worry, there’s a solution.