My 2016 Resolution

My 2016 Resolution

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An entire generation of readers and approximately two generations of artists have all been mourning this week. Legends in the arts, both Alan Rickman and David Bowie passed away at the age of 69 due to cancer. Each death was met with shock (had anyone known?) and public outcry. Though I was never a fan of David Bowie (I just …

And I Saw That It Was Good.

And I Saw That It Was Good.

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Creation is a magical experience. I mean think about it. You’re making something from seemingly nothing Sculptors might make something beautiful from clay. Artists might prefer acrylic paint and a canvas. Actors can become other people. Dancers can tell intricate stories with just a fluid motion of their bodies. My creative tool of choice? A keyboard. Or a pen and …

Hiking Up Mt. Self-Doubt

Hiking Up Mt. Self-Doubt

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Creativity is hard. I’m not saying it’s any harder than someone who has to get up at 3 a.m. just to head into some factory for minimum wage hard, but it’s hard — mentally draining, really. Unlike that person who has to get up at 3 a.m., the average creative person is constantly working from the moment they wake up until the …