How to Get Ahead Creatively in Your Adult Life

Hold the thought …

I am in my 30s, and my teenage years were the most colourful phase of my life. I had a guitar I never fully learnt how to play; I could plunk out weary chords on a piano; I was in architecture school, and could stay awake for 72 straight hours watching my hands bring my imagination to life on tracing paper. I wrote stories and poems in the middle of all of that, and drew portraits of girls I had a crush on, so they’d like me even more. Whatever I wanted to do, I did. Life seemed to always be at my beck and call. My life was…