Author Patti Digh is one of the first people I think about when it comes to creativity. This is from her book What I Wish for You “Chapter 4, let go of certainty–be unsure.”
Being unsure sounds completely bonkers. But if you read what Jeremy Reynolds says about being a failed artist. He says, “I loved it so much I was scared to death to even try to be it. So I gave it up. Never gave myself a chance to fail at it.”
He says let yourself be what you are instead of trying to be something. Over the years, he says, “But I find a lot of ways to be a kind of, almost visible, incognito artist impersonating something else.”
Think about those words. You will be who you are, no matter who you try to be. That kinda encourages me. I hope you are too.