Want to “Ask Me Anything”? Add your question in the AMA section HERE. Dear Ryan, I love deadlines; they’re the worst. It’s hard to make an opus on a time crunch, but it’s also easy to overcook something for a year when it was better six months ago. So, I think the best answer I can come up with is:
Thanks for the great response! Here I was expecting a short answer like the ones you see on Reddit, but no, you’ve already proven that this site is a little more special and worthy. Cheers!
"I believe that everything is part of the process. The procrastination. Being too busy to finish something. That art arrives when and how it’s supposed to. And that you often cannot rush the muse." // God I resonate with this. The REAL, uncomfortable-yet-simultaneously-freeing truth about the process: It comes when it comes, and arrives however it arrives—on straight roads, winding ones, up from the ground, down from the sky totally unannounced. It's *alllllll* part of the process.