Producing creative works isn’t about having better ideas than anyone else.
It’s about writing down more ideas than everyone else, then trying as many as you need to until you find a good one.
Edison tried 1000 light bulbs before he made one work. Bell worked for years to invent the telephone. Did you ever notice that The T of Ford’s Model T is the 19th letter of the alphabet?
Its the same with creative works of art. It’s said that some days, Gene Puerling would work for eight hours and only have four measures to show for it. Michael Chabon threw out an entire novel in his process of writing “The Yiddish Policemen’s Union.”
So find a place to dump all your ideas out of your head, and do it every day. Try some out, and see what you can create.
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