You’re perfect, and I see you. No, don’t give me excuses, don’t tell me why I’m wrong. You are you, and you are perfect, so tell me what you want and let me give it to you.
We wouldn’t expect a child to be perfect the first time they rode a bike, so why do we expect ourselves to produce a masterpiece the first time we pick up a pen?
Creativity is like sex. If you spend too much time doing the same thing for too long, it becomes boring. If you spend too little, you wonder if you’ll ever be able to do it again, and finding that sweet spot is, sometimes, really hard.
Art and creation serve a vital function: They allow us to connect with one another even though we might be half a world apart. Through my voice, you can hear my ideas and through your art I can see yours. Creation is important, and here’s why…
Creativity is never something that you can force, however, you CAN cultivate it, and this is how!
Pin your ideas down and watch them blossom on the page!
Stop holding yourself back by labelling yourself as someone who can not strive, who can not create and who will not achieve. You have so much potential and this is how you find it.
I mean it. Stop! Shitty first drafts are meant to be shitty and perfection is a lie we tell ourselves to stop us achieving our goals.