"How To Be Creative" from gapingvoid.com
On the verge of turning 40, a series of blog postings I discovered on "gapingvoid.com" this week proved very helpful. While it did not answer these questions/concerns/worries outright, it certainly did provide a framework for self-evaluation, goal setting, and "keeping-it-in-perspective" strategies.
Lots of excellent material and commentary throughout this blog ranging from corporate/organization business models, impact of blogs, the notion of organizational/personal/financial success, and the process of creation. The philosophies, while they may be geared toward specific areas (business/advertizing), still apply freely to other areas.
One of my favorite quotes from the site in "#5. You are responsible for your own experience" reads:
"Nobody can tell you if what you're doing is good, meaningful or worthwhile. The more compelling the path, the more lonely it is."