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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Twenty-Five. Picture Perfect

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Picture-perfect creativity doesn’t exist. That’s why perfectionists have a tough time getting their creative juices to flow. Perfectionists like to control, but creativity likes to be free. Creativity is inherently uncertain and unknown. It’s like the experience of driving at night—you have to trust that the lights will illuminate enough of your path, knowing that the whole road will never be clear. You have to trust that you’ll see just enough in order to make it home. And so creativity requires a mixture of faith, confidence, conviction, and hope. It’s not a religious faith but a faith that looks at the world ...

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