The Importance of Breaking From Routine

I wrote a poem the other day as I was on my way out the door that included this stanza: It’s important to go out at odd times sometimesTo break from your routineRemind yourself you’re not locked inThat there’s a whole big world just waiting Writers and other creative types often talk about the importanceContinue reading “The Importance of Breaking From Routine”

Making Time for Art

I think we can make time for art if we are willing to prioritize it. There is always something else you “should” be doing, but if you can choose art, I’d recommend allowing yourself to do so. I moved two days ago AND just got a new kitten. I’m also still working and only recentlyContinue reading “Making Time for Art”

You Don’t Need to Have a Brand

You don’t have to have a brand as a creative person. You can just create. It’s fine. Late-stage capitalism and social media are impacting our relationships to ourselves and our art. We are encouraged to commodify, label, and measure the success of our creativity. If we don’t have a large audience for our work, weContinue reading “You Don’t Need to Have a Brand”