Vulnerability, the Creative Impulse, the Writing Life, and How to Live with Presence

 

“Deep inside, we are all so much the same — our details might be different, but we are all kind of walking the same internal path. And when I allow myself to be vulnerable, I am allowing myself to connect. I’m allowing people to connect tome.”

…”I try to remember that the job — as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy — of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it. To be birthed by it. Each time we come to the end of a piece of work, we have failed as we have leapt — spectacularly, brazenly — into the unknown.”

Wonderful article on creativity, writing, art….

Read the entire piece:  http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/06/02/dani-shapiro-design-matters-interview/

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