Archive of all blog posts tagged 'creators'


No Masters Here (2017/09/16 05:00)
There is no such thing as "mastery" of one's art, just improvement in whatever form is possible.

Fridge Logic (2017/08/29 07:00)
Don't turn a project wiki into a fridge full of leftovers.

It's Always Better When It Doesn't Exist (2017/08/20 01:00)
Why you can't perfect something that was never created to begin with.

I'm Just Here For The Beer Dept. (2017/07/02 08:00)
On when not everyone who shows up for your work is showing up for your work.

Pretty Things Dept. (2017/07/01 08:00)
Go make something beautiful and humane. Everything else is just commentary.

Shall We Put A Label On That? Dept. (2017/06/25 08:00)
Given my interest in Zen, am I writing "Buddhist fiction"? I'm dubious.

Fail Better Dept. (2017/05/25 08:00)
The trick to learning from failure is to not make it into a morality play.

Favored Creation Status Dept. (2017/04/22 08:00)
" ... his goal was making someone’s favorite movie of the year." Whoever that someone might be.

Unblock Me Please Dept. (2017/04/16 08:00)
The real story about writers' block, or lack of same.

Say Yes To Me Dept. (2017/04/07 08:00)
On the urge to find validation for one's work.

Henry Sez Dept. (2017/04/02 08:00)
Creative advice from a former Black Flagger.

Third Division Dept. (2017/03/24 08:00)
On Robert Fripp's three divisions of creativity. (And how I fit in one of them.)

Self Esteemed Dept. (2017/02/28 08:00)
Take yourself seriously even when no one else does.

Call And Response Dept. (2017/02/05 02:00)
On making things in reaction to the existence of other things.

Alternativity Dept. (2017/01/23 08:00)
Every picture tells (me) a story.

Mudballs And Fear Factors Dept. (2017/01/14 08:00)
How not to be intimidated by your own creative process.


Let's Do It Again (And Again, And Again) Dept. (2016/12/01 08:00)
"When audiences clamor for a sequel, what they’re really doing is expressing their enthusiasm for the movie they just saw."

Which One's Pink? How About All Of Them? Dept. (2016/10/29 08:00)
On the way a war with one's self is a creative act.

I Don't Know Much About Art, But I Know Who I Like Dept. (2016/10/23 11:00)
A portrait of the artist as an insufferable jerk.

Stranger Things Dept. (2016/10/09 08:00)
More on why weird isn't just skin-deep.

To Thine Own Balance Be True Dept. (2016/09/01 08:00)
The key word there isn't 'balance', but 'your'. (Well, 'thine'.)

Copy Shop Dept. (2016/08/30 05:00)
Cloning isn't a creative act.

For Me And Me Alone Dept. (2016/08/08 08:00)
What self-respecting writer doesn't write "for themselves" first and foremost?

A Power Greater Than Itself Dept. (2016/07/23 08:00)
"There's something to how writers are more than writers, and fail themselves by only being writers."

Better Than Nothing Dept. (2016/06/27 08:00)
"Which is better, a ham sandwich or eternal happiness?" Or a perfect plan?

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