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The Most Regretful People

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The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.

 

Mary Oliver

Daydreamer?

As a young man, I was often told that I was a daydreamer, a rubbernecker, an exaggerator.  But in a fiction class all the things I had been criticized about came together to create something meaningful.  That was a very powerful feeling for me.

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Adam is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. He won the Pulitzer for his 2012 novel, The Orphan Master’s Son. He is also a professor of English at Stanford University with a focus on creative writing.[1]

When in Doubt

jumping“When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.”

Cynthia Heimel