I’m not a great cook. In fact, I’d say that I really don’t enjoy cooking,…
Before anyone jumps on me for that headline, I realize that most federal employees are going to be seriously hurt by this nonsense. And if it goes on for very long, even we will be hurt by it. But today, I choose to embrace this time with joy and creativity, rather than fear and anger. How? I’m ignoring the news, for the most part, as well as inflammatory social media.
I spent yet another day (or at least part of it) using my creativity to try to beat this database for work into submission, with mixed results.
So, technically it’s Day 195, since it’s after midnight in my part of the world, even though it’s not long past midnight. But I had some thoughts I wanted to share.
Yeah, I know, it’s been a LONG TIME since I last posted. I’m really sorry about that, but I have reasons. And news.
So, I managed to convince WomanChild to go with me to Balticon today.
I started the instructions for the second piece tonight. It’s a little slow going at the moment, mainly due to the fact that I have that pesky old job to go to every morning.
I had a pretty busy day at work today. Luckily, I have nearly an hour of commute time each way, and lots of time to think and plan.
Today I decided that I need to start writing my mystery project book, which will also help to solidify my project idea in my head.
As a Creative, how important is “originality” in your work? Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or just evidence that the maker lacks “originality”? What makes a work “original”? Is it possible to take someone else’s idea in a different direction, and still call it “original”? Why do many Creatives struggle with the idea of “originality”?