A Creator Resists The Urge to Create out of Anger
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Hemingway could never write when he was drinking. Scratch that. Hemingway wrote a lot while he was drinking, but none of it was published because none of it was any good. Anger is similar. When you are criticized, you are going to want to create in retaliation, but don’t. As a creator, you are a […]

How a Creator Handles Critics
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Many would-be creators remain consumers because they fear criticism. Perhaps they created something, thinking they’d be encouraged for their work, and they were, but then they read something or heard something critical and felt they were being treated unfairly and were scared back into consumer-mode, sitting on the sidelines. All creators get criticized. There are […]

Can't Seem to Get to Your Project? Maybe the Other Work is Just Wanted Distraction.
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Most mornings I’m up around 5 or so. I get breakfast, watch a little bit of the morning news, shower, get dressed, lay around checking e-mail on my phone, then turn the phone off, walk the dog and finally sit down at my desk to write. Instead of writing, though, I check twitter and my […]