4.5 Thoughts: Pursuing Creative Projects, Writing and Courage
Your weekly dose of inspiration for creative projects
This weekend I started going through a breakup, so writing has been a struggle. But I have been working on a longer piece that I’m excited to share with you next week. It’s about “How to Not Compare Yourself to Other People”.
In the meantime, here are some inspiring quotes about pursuing your creative projects.
Lots of love,
p.s. Even William Morris left some designs unfinished…
2 Thoughts from Me
“When people ask me about my writing routine, they’re surprised when I tell them I don’t have one. I have an almost ungovernable personality. Any time I tell myself to do something, I immediately don’t want to do it. So, I don’t tell myself to write. I focus on the reason why I want to write. I write because I love being in flow.”
"To finish the draft of my novel, I had one rule: I had to edit the manuscript every day. It didn’t matter if some days I only edited one word. On other days, I might edit four pages, or even 5,000 words. I was working a full-time job but by March 1st 2022, only two and a half months later, the draft was done.”
2 Thoughts from Others
“Morning pages will teach you that your mood doesn’t really matter. Some of the best creative work gets done on the days when you feel that everything you’re doing is just plain junk.” Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way.
“Sunlight is the great disinfectant.” Nadia Bolz-Weber.
1 Thought For You To Finish
“If I had more courage, the creative project I would work on is…”
Share your answer in the comments!
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