How to Start Your Craft

One of most important lessons I’m learning is to love my craft even when nobody cares.  Learning this lesson is an important first step in getting started on whatever it is you want to accomplish. One of the best and hardest advice I’ve heard on creativity is from William Zinsser’s On Writing Well: write for yourself. He captures it well in…

on learning to finish

I started writing what you’re about to read 5 months ago, but it remained unfinished until now.  I have an honest confession to make about the pain of creativity in a world of shortcuts. As part of the Millenial generation, we’re immersed in a world of technological advancement that trains us to value the speed and efficiency of things, and therefore devalue…