How to be creative (gapingvoid)

“So you want to be more creative, in art, in business, whatever. Here are some tips that have worked for me over the years.”
Not really tips on being creative but good common sense ideas. A few notable’s,
2. Creativity is its own reward.
You never really reach your goals. By the time you get near to fulfilling them your criteria has already changed. Which is why by the time the world recognizes your genius, it won’t seem very real.
5. You are responsible for your own experience.
Nobody can tell you if what you’re doing is good, meaningful or worthwhile. The more compelling the path, the more lonely it is.
7. Keep your day job.
I’m not just saying that for the usual reason i.e. because I think your idea will fail. I’m saying it because to suddenly quit one’s job in a big ol’ creative drama-queen moment will always, always, always violate what I call “The Sex & Cash Theory”.
gapingvoid: How to be creative