I write about how not to suck at being creative, although there’s an unoriginal surplus of sunglasses in all these pictures.

Me pulling off the “intriguing faraway look” manoeuvre. I had no idea what to do with my hands though.

So we’re gonna have to settle with this upcoming picture of ten-year-old me wearing shades and a sombrero.


Ideas that don’t lose their wings rarely take off.

Photo by Wilmer Martinez on Unsplash

“I can finally print a car and take it to work.”


What I learned by being the shadow of someone 4x more gifted than me.

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Forget about “being disruptive” and keep this in mind instead.

Now that’s what I call “iceberg-proof.” Who needs a floating piece of wooden debris when you can just rail ashore? (Wikimedia Commons).


You can’t manage creative work, but you can do this instead.

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When long walks and morning pages don’t work, try this.

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If you steal this way we’ll let you keep the loot.

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The guys made millions of bucks on it and never said, ‘Thank you,’ never said, ‘Can we pay you some money for it?’

And yes, they made millions of bucks on it, never giving credit to Wolfe


To get out of them, stop following the cow’s path.

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Perhaps I’ve seen a dozen too many David Attenborough documentaries.

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Ideas that stand out work in a similar fashion

Loudt Darrow

I write about how not to suck at being creative.

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