Picked up a new book a couple of weeks ago that I have really come to love. It's a set of essays from creative people about being a creative person. Mostly in the area of managing routine and focus and getting all your ideas done.
It's called Manage Your Day to Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind, edited by Scott Belsky
Among the empowering, inspiring thoughts is this gem:
"...your mind and energy are yours and yours alone. You can surrender your day-to-day and the potential of your work to the burdens that surround you. Or, you can audit the way you work and own the responsibility of fixing it."
Yesterday's post about the language in The Lord of the Rings got me thinking about words. Words in general, and verbs in particular. I love ...