The Pressure to Produce – some thoughts on capitalism and creativity

Most creatives will tell you that the pressure to produce, to create, has both benefits and drawbacks. A little bit of creative pressure can squeeze out the best of your creative juices like a well rolled toothpaste tube. For me, a deadline or a competition is something that can drive me towards a finish line… Continue reading The Pressure to Produce – some thoughts on capitalism and creativity

Short story 2: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cell One

Lucky I started ahead of time because it's already more than two weeks since my birthday, and I haven't gotten around to reading any more short stories. I did, however, read Marlene Van Niekerk's Agaat which absolutely blew my mind, and was over 600 pages long. So, I don't feel too bad. Second story - one… Continue reading Short story 2: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cell One