Quit Kidding Yourself, You’re Not a Genius

If our understanding of the world were based solely off of the most shared, viewed, read, or liked headlines online, they would have you believing that because you create you're a genius and if you're not making brilliant work all you have to do is find a way to tap your latent genius. Don't believe … Continue reading Quit Kidding Yourself, You’re Not a Genius

Unicorns Suck, Roadblocks Rule, and Inspiration is B.S.

Before you try it, let me warn you about the perils of google-ing "creativity". The only thing you'll find are countless articles and programs teaching you how to "unleash," "harness," or "tap into" your creativity. I'm going to let that sink in for a minute. . . . Everything about those statements implies that we have this … Continue reading Unicorns Suck, Roadblocks Rule, and Inspiration is B.S.

A Creative Process Recipe, As Told By Twyla (…sort of)

You know how sometimes you just have to learn things the hard way? Or how you don't know how important certain things/people/processes are until they're gone? Yeah, that's me. Especially with dance.   In graduate school I failed to learn the single most important lesson there was to learn. The program I attended was structured in … Continue reading A Creative Process Recipe, As Told By Twyla (…sort of)