09 1 / 2014

"While creativity at times is very rewarding, it is not about happiness."

08 6 / 2013

"Your work is meticulous. You must evaluate not only each piece, trying to discern its nature, but also how it relates to all of the other pieces. Most of the time, you feel as if your work is wrong. It’s a persistent feeling, that the path you’ve chosen, the connections you’ve made, will ultimately lead you astray. That inevitably, you will be forced to begin again."

This is what editing feels like, a personal essay from yours truly.

03 1 / 2013

"Laziness is the enemy of craftsmanship."

Finishing Is The Hard Part an essay by yours truly. 

18 12 / 2012

16 11 / 2012

13 11 / 2012

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Creativity is Subtraction – truth from Austin Kleon, part of his brilliant Newspaper Blackout project.

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Creativity is Subtraction – truth from Austin Kleon, part of his brilliant Newspaper Blackout project.

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13 10 / 2012

"Greatness always comes from someone with a finely honed craft, a craft honed to the point of muscle memory. In baseball, you can’t be thinking about which hand goes where on the bat, and how wide your stance is, and where your feet are placed if you want to hit a fastball. All of those decisions have to be muscle memory, and you must have a clear head that is simply thinking about “showing up to play.”"

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02 10 / 2012

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31 7 / 2012

Elizabeth Gilbert: A new way to think about creativity

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26 7 / 2012

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