I’d probably be much more successful if I could apply my need for control and general insanity to this blog, but the reality is that it’s one of the few corners of my life that has eclipsed those demons.
“We are not saving the world here, so be creative and be an artist in your own respect–there’s no need to be mean and holier than thou.” Talking to the lovely Carolyn Murphy about what she learned in her twenties that helped her grow into the woman she is today.
“You haven’t read ALL the important books on writing, so you’re probably missing a few crucial insights that all other writers are sitting on like golden fucking eggs.” And other dumb stuff I tell myself, after the jump.
In honor of Anais Nin’s birthday, I am sharing my favorite journal entry of hers, which tackles that difficult-to-describe misery of the creative mind when it feels it has failed to fulfill its self-imposed quota of creation…a setback I often wrestle with.
Kristiina Wilson is an NYC-based fashion photographer with an awesome sense of humor, as seen via the treasure trove of internet gold that she posts on her blog. Find out what she learned in her twenties and, more importantly, what she has in common with Sir Mix-a-Lot, after the jump.
Artist Anton Bundenko was working as a shot-firer and mountain engineer building tunnels all around Russia when he began dabbling in photography and collage: “It was exciting to combine two absolutely different things, but very difficult at the same time.”