The Long Road From Creator to Creative

The Long Road From Creator to Creative

All creators are not born equal and they certainly don’t think or work equal. In those differences lie the keys to true creativity, because what they don’t tell you in the cool places where they promise to sell you your new “creative” lifestyle, is that true creativity involves a lot of thinking and working.



How to Deal With Rejection

How to Deal With Rejection

In the cold, analytical light of day, rejection is a simple matter of a decision taken, but as the rejected, our reaction to it is very much an emotional one. If it weren’t, we’d scarcely need to think of how to deal with it, for there’d be a logical answer to it. In fact, there […]


Be Flexible Enough To Be Inflexible

Be Flexible Enough To Be Inflexible

Some of us pride ourselves on our flexibility; Not of the yogic contortionist variety, but of the human kind. Flexibility of beliefs, habits and character is in some ways the filtered evolution of what most human beings are: set in their ways, narrow-minded, and completely self-centred. Flexibility makes for people who are more open to […]


Best Laid Plans of Writing

Best Laid Plans of Writing

The burden of best laid plans is that we must fulfil them, Decisions were made and now action must follow, Meanwhile, we imagine these plans and build them, Until they’re a mountain impossible to swallow. We decorate and gild, and wrap them in fine leather, We worry and fret, and wonder if they’ll ever be, […]



The Impatient Cart Pusher

The Impatient Cart Pusher

Impatience is a bad thing. When it’s a general impatience, directed at the nebulous World, it appears to be a more socially acceptable frustration, but a true, deep impatience with yourself is a sure sign that you’re slipping. Impatience with yourself makes you do all sorts of stupid things to break the dead-lock. You take […]