A pandemic casualty – our creativity

Nine months into this pandemic, it’s time to take an honest look at what it has done to our creativity. Manuscript drafts remain untouched or half-heartedly tended to. Camera gear mostly collects dust while laying on the shelves. Pens sheathed. Journals closed. Printers silent, their ink dry. It’s a wreck, a smoldering pile of derailed train cars. Can’t sugarcoat it. I hear all the time that we should forgive ourselves if we lack motivation to follow through on our creative...