Monday, February 04, 2013

#Amwriting Guest Post: Always a Beginner


One of the interesting things about being an artist of any stripe (and I include any creative endeavor here, though I’ll talk most about writing), is the tension between competence and experimentation. There is something marvelously freeing about being a beginner in something.  I think of the workshops I’ve conducted with young elementary school writers and the wildly bold work they produce when they don’t have the pressure of making something ‘perfect’ or living up to some artificial expectation for themselves.

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