Creativity is…

(By Ellen Margulies*)

…not a question, really; just so many answers.

It’s finding the best time to create.

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It’s hitting the 3 o’clock slump when you need to focus on the writing.

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It’s breaking out of your breakfast rut.

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It’s taking a walk around and around your office building to clear the cobwebs, and then walking around in the opposite direction and finding a new view.

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It’s gluing coloring hammering painting tearing typing stirring draping until it looks like shit, and keeping at it until it looks good again.

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It’s finding that last-minute burst of energy you didn’t think you had left.

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It’s dragging yourself upright in bed at 0-dawn-thirty because this amazing thought just struck and if you don’t get it down right now you will never remember it in the morning.

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It’s creating for the sheer joy of it, whether you’re dancing like nobody’s watching or starring in your own imaginary love story.

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It’s pulling something out of your ass at the last second because DEADLINES.

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It’s about being your own weird little self, even when you’re ripping off a little bit from everybody else, too.

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It’s the confidence of knowing somehow, some way, you will figure this thing out.

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It’s my truth.

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It’s yours, too.

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Creativity is an act of defiance.
—Twlya Tharp

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*Most images shot by Ellen Margulies unless otherwise credited or obviously and blatantly swiped off the Internet. No copyright infringement intended.

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