Getting Started: 5 Ways to Overcome Creative Resistance

When I read Rachel Mankowitz’s blog post about struggling to write music for some lyrics she’d heard, I could relate. How often have I had a spark of inspiration, a desire to do something, but never managed to follow through? Even when it’s something I really care about, resistance to working on the project is always there. In fact, the more I care, the harder it is to start. Why is that?

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4 Creative Truths Tolkien Understood

Writers, dancers, painters, and musicians all have something to teach us about how create. That’s why I read my way … More 4 Creative Truths Tolkien Understood