Episode 31 – How To Start
Coming to terms with taking that first step
Sometimes we suffer from inertia in our creative practice. Whether just starting out on our creative journey or working at it for years, there are times when it all seems pointless or overwhelming or just blah. In those moments we find it hardest to take that first step, to put brush to canvas or fingers to fretboards. It's something we encounter regularly, so we need to figure out ways that make getting started less daunting or even exciting.
Links: Austin Kleon, Keep Going Robert D. Richardson, First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process Steven Pressfield, The War of Art CreativeLive, "The Single Biggest Thing You Can Do For Your Career: Show Up"