You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with.

Austin Kleon, a self-described “writer who draws,” emphasizes the importance of your surroundings in regards to creativity: There’s an economic theory out there that if you take the incomes of your five closest friends and average them, the resulting number will be pretty close to your own income. I think the same thing is true … Continue reading You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with.

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Parentally forbidden topics of conversation

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Agree to Disagree." Do you have a good friend or close relative with whom you disagree on a major issue (political, personal, cultural)? What’s the issue, and how do you make the relationship work? 'A' close friend or relative, singular? I have several. Whilst it is nice … Continue reading Parentally forbidden topics of conversation