Waiting for Inspiration? Spend the Time Practicing

There’s a belief that all the great artists are inspired, that what makes their work wonderful is a brilliant idea or new insight. But this is just a myth. A single moment of brilliance can be blinding to the rest of us, but there’s more to it than that. You can’t make use of inspiration if you don’t know how to use your medium. Great art comes from lots of work, which can be summed up in one word: practice.

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Writing After November: Building a Habit Despite the Finish Line

Many people take on the challenge of National Novel Writing Month in the hopes of building a habit of writing daily. … More Writing After November: Building a Habit Despite the Finish Line