Posts tagged creators in January 2019


Connections And Disconnections

"Is this something I can see myself sitting down to work on literally every day for the next year or more?" If not, why?

The Shape Of The Envelope

On pushing your envelope as a creator (and not getting all moralizing with yourself about it).

The End Of Quality (Not Really)

Some say "good, better, best" is an absurdity and best done away with. I agree, sort of.

Makers Gonna Make

And should, even if they aren't great marketers.

No Good Vs. Yes Good

Creative paranoia: when you know, just know, your work is worthless in a way only others can see.

Doowutchalike, Part Three Hundred And Six

What is the good, and bad, in saying "I do what I dang well want" in any creative medium? I know there's both.

Nobody Cares Enough About Your Idea To Steal It, Part Nine Thousand And Seven

"Don't worry about someone stealing your good ideas. Worry about someone stealing your bad ones!"

Advice And Consent

The very best advice I received was not a command but a seed for discussion.

My Own 'What' And 'Why'

How I used to get caught up in thinking about the surfaces of the things I admired.

The Wile E. Coyote Problem

Why much of what we call "genius" is mostly cultivated stubbornness.

Spero Meliora And All That

"Greatness is lived, not had."

The Bane Of All Curious Minds

What do you do when there's just so much to do and so many things to know? Focus. But how?

Bliss Is Ignorance

There was once a time when I felt I was a better writer when I didn't really know what I was doing.

The Refutation Proclamation

Make something that is your answer to all the things in the world you don't want.

The Case For Preferring Older Books

You miss out on less than you think.

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