Love it! Stick to your guns!!
There’s a lot of creative people out there hiding behind your non-commitment.
Creativity can be frightening. I get that. When one allows their creative works to be known to others, it can feel like a smack in the face if you hear a rude comment or a flippant laugh.
I work with a lot of students who are afraid to step out and try the unknown. Sometimes, if they let me read their play or their poem, a verbal addendum of apologies and clarifications as long as the train of a Queen’s gown is attached to it in order to down-play their work and lower expectations.
Again, I understand why. Creative artists are fragile beasts.
But if you want to improve, and if you want to move forward in your craft, I am convinced you have to commit to your creativity and just let it fly.
I dealt with an…
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