“There’s a lot of shame associated with backpedaling; things like quitting your job, getting a divorce, or simply starting over are considered shameful. But forward isn’t always progress and backward isn’t always regress.”
When the creator of The Oatmeal offers advice about how to make things you’d be wise to listen.
Matthew Inman shares eight things he’s learned about creativity in the decade he’s run the site and it’s packed with entertaining, educational, and inspiring advice.
His observations include that there are only bad ideas in brainstorming, creativity is like breathing because you can’t only exhale, and there’s nothing wrong with being both an artist and a business.
Btw, I found this link in the Storythings newsletter.
Related: A manifesto for creative people.