I believe great art is discovered when you are consistent, a hard worker, and combine that with vision – your gift finds its home at some point.
Creative - Creativity Quotes
We authors in SF are more or less friends; we inhabit a small, specialized world in which we are comfortable, and the general feeling is that ideas are common property: if one SF writer thinks up something which is very useful, another may put it into his own words and use it freely.
Age is a marker, but it’s not everything. What we’re capable of has a lot more to do with our determination, our creativity and our passion than the number of candles on the cake.
To me, any new idea is worth exploring. Even a bad new idea is better than a good formulized rut you might be in.
I think every successful artist has to have some audacity – to believe that what you have to offer to the world is unique and special, and deserves to be heard.
I’m impatient, and I guard my time really well, and that’s probably why I’m able to do multiple things and achieve some of my goals with those things.
Sometimes with labels you can start to be pushed in a certain direction. With self-releasing, the band always comes first and so does creativity. Sometimes it can get a little more muddled when you have more people that you’re trying to make money for.
Frank Zappa’s house in the canyon, which I visited several times, looked exactly like a troll’s kingdom. Fuzzy haired women lounged in long antique dresses, and naked children ran to and fro while Frank sat behind piles of electronic equipment discussing his latest ideas for orchestrating satirical hippie rock music. Never a druggie, Frank openly […]
The most dangerous thing is improvising with a band and thinking, “Okay, now’s the time to play that diminished scale,” and somebody in the band is thinking, “Now’s the time to play a major chord.” Those kinds of accidents do happen.
I thought songs were so simple that I could do five of them a day, but songs that sound simple are deceptive. It’s a very complicated process.