Accidental Death of A Timely Artist

Accidental Death of A Timely Artist

March 23, 2010

It seemed like artists, until very recently, understood their responsibility to humanity more than to their wallets. They knew that they were the observers, the recorders. Artists are the ones who point out the problem, so that the activists, policy makers, leaders, and everyday citizens can call everyone to action.

Conversations With Imaginary People (In My Head)

Conversations With Imaginary People (In My Head)

March 21, 2010

The creative writing process is often a very weird one. If it were described in detail, without anyone knowing you were talking about the creative writing process, it would sound a lot like a conversation between a doctor and his patient… from an insane asylum.

Failure.

Failure.

March 12, 2010

There are always challenges in life. But some can be more overwhelming than others. Lately, I’ve been thinking about failure and what it can teach us.

Motivation!

Motivation!

March 11, 2010

Yes, love for writing motivates a writer to start a writing career and to one day finish it. So in this way our love of writing does motivate us in the long-term, yes. But the dirty little secret is that sometimes writers need a little kick in the butt to get us motivated in the short-term, during that day to day battle’s of the long-long-long drawn out war.

Floating Above The Water

Floating Above The Water

March 10, 2010

Spirituality is looking through a telescope and catching a glimpse of the surface of the moon and going: Woah. I’m so incredibly insignificant, and there’s something out there that’s a lot more smarter and important than me that’s making all this work.

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