(GUEST POST: Today I’m excited to share with you a guest post from Jackson Dame. Jackson is a young writer I’ve been following over the past few months who blogs at JacksonDame.com. He’s in the process of self-publishing his first book Ex Materia about the impact of faith on creativity. I jumped at the chance to have him write a guest post here on the blog so that you can learn more about him. Check it out and be sure to check out the Kickstarter page for Jackson’s new book to see how you can support this up-and-coming author.)
I wanted to exercise my creativity, but it was almost as if I had none. Was I really cut out to be creative?
Fast forward to today, and I’ve never been more confident in my ability to generate ideas and execute them with excellence. What changed?
Well, a lot of things, but overall it was one crucial action. And it was an action that I discovered while I was reading my Bible of all things.
My faith actually taught me that I was skipping over the first and most important part of the creative process: consuming. Allow me to explain. Continue reading