This is an excellent article on creativity. It mirrored me when talking of fear, and I’m assuming I’m not alone, especially among debut authors. Thank you, David Rogers!
The Perfect Creator Is Bold
Janet Weight Reed http://janetweightreed.co.uk/
What have you been working for these years and developing your talents for if not to set your creative potential free? And you will not do that without being bolder.
I know a painter. The best teacher she ever had gave her the best advice she ever received. He looked at her as she painted and said, “You’re being too careful. Make bolder strokes.” He went away. She followed his advice. The teacher came back and studied her work. He raised his voice and said, “Bolder.” Later he came back again and said, even louder, “Bolder! What are you afraid of?” It’s worthwhile to say to ourselves from time to time in our creative lives, “Bolder! What are you afraid of?”
The argument easily can be made that boldness in and of itself is what brings success in life. It’s a…
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