And so the journey comes to an end…

As many of you know for about eight and a half years I have been writing and publishing an original song each month born out of the idea that creativity doesn’t need inspiration, it needs a deadline. You may also have noticed there hasn’t been one for a couple of months. On the last day of May I decided not to publish. It was almost done, but I realised that the pressure of getting it done was actually defeating the purpose of doing it. In fact, for the past few months it’s felt like a bit of a chore – which isn’t a good thing when you’ve set yourself a creative target. Happily, the last song I published in April marked the 100th month in a row of doing it, so perhaps gave me the perfect excuse to wrap up the project.

Deciding to not publish was actually like a weight lifting from my shoulders, but at the same time made me excited to start something new. I’ll still create things (repetition has created a habit), but I’m taking the deadline pressure away to allow some song ideas to be developed further.

So on that basis the site will now only be rarely updated, but I figure it’s still a nice way to track the journey. Thanks for all the support!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers:

Exit mobile version