I'm writing this from an inexpensive AirBnB not far from Awkward Apartment, where I took a few days to be in a blank slate, away from cats and laundry piles and human conversation, so I could sit in quiet and solitude and think about how to get my ambitious projects off the ground this year. … Continue reading #1244: What to do when your art is too big for you.
Dear Captain, I am a (female) musician just starting out on a new duo project with a fellow (male) musician, and we’re just about heading for our first gigs and things. We’re both really excited — we get on well musically and personally, and we’re enjoying what we do and looking forward to sharing it … Continue reading #780: My creative partner’s girlfriend might be jealous of our new project.
O Captain my Captain: How on earth does one ever take charge of the creative process when it requires the input of others? Please help. The specifics: I've written a novel. (Okay, actually I've written three. But I could imagine that someone might want to publish this one someday.) Various friends, colleagues, etc. have offered … Continue reading #708: My friends promised me feedback on my novel, but then never came through. What now?
Hello friends! It's Elodie Under Glass here with a guest post on Low Moods. I particularly want to thank Quisty, Kellis Amberlee and TheOtherAlice for their kindly help in reading and editing this piece. It would not have existed without their care, support, compassion, and wonderful editorial abilities. They are truly remarkable humans! (edited: And … Continue reading Guest Post: Breaking The Low Mood Cycle
Dear Captain and Crew, I have a lighter question for you. What do you do when you are nearing the completion of your creative project, and it just feels weak? In my case, I have been working on my first novel on and off for just over a year. I am in the privileged position … Continue reading #510: Falling out of love with your creative work and losing momentum