Tend to Creativity

They had tended to the soil as best as they could; watering, gently massaging the loose dirt into a firm and secure spot and even alternating the amount of sunlight the little brown pot was exposed to. And yet, there the two children stood, with barely a nub pushing through. The younger brother plopped down …

Buried Voice

This wasn't the first time that he had been left speechless, his voice buried under a mass of anxiety. As he fidgeted with his fingers at the podium, he tried to bury the unwanted voices; murmurs of concern from the faculty, confusion from his more compassionate classmates and jeers from his peers. He swallowed heavily …

Caper through Doubt

The mind is a strange thing, indeed. Riddled with things you don't need. Self- doubt, anxiety and depression, the come in wave or in quick succession. But what can one do when overtaken by doubt? The best option I've found is to caper about. How does that help problems we don't see? Well it's really …

Back to the Basics

I know that I'm am someone who gets caught up in the spectacle of creativity. This is something that I have noticed in the process of making creative pieces. I tend to put an arbitrary level of significance on things that don't matter. I've noticed this in the tools that I use when creating. With …