How to Challenge Your Own Ideas of Failure

“When you make a mistake you have two choices. One is you can accept that the final product is gonna be flawed, and maybe no one will ever see it but you will always see there’s a little hole right there. The other alternative is to start over. And either of those options is totally fine.”

Eve L. Ewing is a poet, author, and sociologist who also happens to have some smart things to say about how to challenge your own ideas of failure as a writer or creative person.

In this Creative Independent interview, she explains that sometimes creators are too quick to assume they’re bad at something when the truth may be they’re just not ready to do it yet.