Ozan Varol is so right about the school system and creativity.
Society and business are the same way. Neither wants creativity (making something new). They want “innovation” (smoothing the edges of what already exists).
So go be creative this year!
It’s all about managing your emotions.
How you can stop deadlines from stressing you out
Courtesy of FastCo.Exist.
Publishers hated A Wrinkle In Time. And Madeleine L’Engle never forgot the rejections.
What publishers like best is what’s already been done.
Nobody broke through by writing the same things everyone else has written. Don’t let publishers’ small minds limit you!
“To gain mastery over reality is to create a mythology worth living for. Your head is the space from which all meaning derives. It is the shaman’s – and writer’s/artist’s/musician’s [my addition] – role to shine light on that meaning in order, like a wind-up doll, to make you go.” – Thomas T. Hills