Thanks to Writer’s Little Helper for this link.
HOW TO BE CREATIVE from Hugh Mcleod’s website. He’s a cartoonist. I don’t care. This is good stuff.
It is spot on. Take a look. The sentences that resonate most with me are:
The idea doesn't have to be big. It just has to be yours.
The most important thing a creative person can learn professionally is where to draw the red line that separates what you are willing to do, and what you are not.
The best way to get approval is not to need it.