Category: Creativity

Starting Anew.

There’s something to be said for starting anew. It can look completely different every time. You can choose to embark on its journey for any imaginable reason. It holds power within our choices and inner workings of our mindsets. And it can happen at any time. That’s the beauty, fragility, and fleetingness of starting anew…

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Live a Little

This past weekend, I had a conversation with a friend of mine from college, Travis (check out his creative Facebook page here). He’s one of my friends who is also passionate about writing, and we enjoy discussing our latest projects now and then. This time, he was telling me about a big project he wants…

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An Artist’s Vision

There’s a certain expression an artist gets on their face when inspiration strikes, isn’t there? It’s a somewhat faraway look and the beginnings of a smile, imagining the magic touch they’ll put on their next project. And when we experience art within the confines of our lives, we get such different vibes from each artist,…

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Embrace the Rejected

Nowadays, it’s so easy to criticize. It’s simple to dish out critiques online or even to look in the mirror and tear ourselves apart. Trends are so easily established and shared that it’s glaringly obvious when we aren’t participating in them, and social media has implemented this heightened mob mentality that sways our opinions before…

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It’s All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we’re avoiding something. There’s not enough time. It’s too hard. I don’t have any good ideas. It’s simpler to keep on doing the same. I’m too busy. No one cares. It’s all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of…

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Going in Afraid

It freaks me out, if I’m honest. Staring at a blank page knowing I have to turn it into something is slightly terrifying. But I have to write. There is just no choice in the matter. There is something in my mind that just takes to words so strongly, and craves to construct them in…

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