Willie Nelson on being creative

“I think I need to keep being creative, not to prove anything but because it makes me happy just to do it,..I think trying to be creative, keeping busy, has a lot to do with keeping you alive.”

–Willie Nelson

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Reflect today on how it feels when you add a new ingredient to your recipe, try a snapshot from an unexpected angle, or experiment with a new form/character/plot point in your writing.

Sometimes, a shrug with an accompanying ‘Hey, why the hell not?’ can make your day.

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