What sort of act is creativity? Is it an act of love, of defiance, of expression?
Were this a multiple choice, I’d say all the above. Honestly though, I hate when they put that as one of the options in multiple choice tests—it’s seems kinda cheap and non-committal.
Anyways, authors like Steven Pressfield and K.M. Weiland claim creativity is an act of war.
Weiland wrote a nice little post about the subject based on this quote from Twyla Tharp,
“Creativity is an act of defiance.”
It got me stirred up and ready for battle—in a good way. Really, you should check it out and let me know what you think.