your own terms.
The aim of this series is explore the science and practice of creativity and to celebrate amateurs and dilettantes everywhere while I question the role of commerce in the pursuit of artistic work. I hope to encourage artists and writers…including myself…who may occasionally doubt the value of their own creative output. And then I also aim to celebrate some of the people I’ve met throughout the years who pursue creativity for something bigger than ego or money.
Four things I learned from a peek under the hood at the National Geographic Archives.
Few artists have produced work that feels as urgently American to me in the way that Santiago Uceda’s does.
The final post in the series, here are tips for running a Steeple Chase Exercise on your writing in the real world.
In this post we’ll break the Steeple Chase Exercise into its respective parts and show how its playful qualities are the perfect match for literary dilettantes.
I’m going to share the best thing I learned in graduate school. It’s an exercise called the Steeple Chase and and it’s tailor-made for dilettantes.
Over the course of this project I will dig into the details of dilettantism and how useful it is for artists…
I’m a writer and a filmmaker. I can say that now without visibly cringing and with only a minor internal flareup of the old imposter syndrome…
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