From the Archives: On Demand

Need a little inspiration? Don't miss Lorin's amazing guest post on DIY MFA this week! This article originally appeared Monday February 24, 2014. 

Here's an excerpt:

So, why then, do we continue our search for creative motivation? Why don’t we all slap down thousands of words every week? Hell, every day?

With a big beautiful world around us, with a buffet of human behavior both exhilarating and exasperating, with sociopaths and jet planes and weird stalk-eyed creatures slipping along our ocean floors, why do we keep coming back to the creative well as though we’ve never enjoyed a single taste?

Because, it occurs to me, it’s not really a lack of inspiration that keeps us from going at it. It’s a lack of real demand.

Read the article in it's entirely here