Stop questioning your work!

If you’re an artist of any kind, questioning yourself is a part of the daily grind. Does that look like a blog? Is that sentence convoluted? Will others understand it? Is that word… a word? Will I ever be as good? Of course, any kind of evaluation of your work will be a good thing, […]

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Tug-of-war: Corporate versus art lifestyle

As you know, The Creative Folks (TCF) is dedicated to Atlanta and looking at all it does to inspire us. We met up with Yang Cuevo from Chicago over her amazing paper arts, especially her Georgia piece. Cuevo lived in the Philippines for most of her life and moved to Chicago with her husband, who […]

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Student by day, writer by night

With a lot of creative professions, you’ll find that people tend to have a day job that could be completely unrelated to their true passion, and they create on the side. This is completely normal and common. Everyone has to start somewhere and the only way you’ll even get started is if you work on […]

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How I knew I was supposed to be a writer

I was a small kid when I began writing. It was one of my favourite things to do inside and outside of the classroom, and ever since then, I’ve had a fascination for story writing and telling. Throughout school, story writing became less common in the classroom, but that didn’t mean I was going to […]

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Can’t We Just All Just Be Professional?!

Artists are stereotypically free spirits.  And free-spiritedness is in total opposition with professionalism.  Free spirits have their own clocks, their own special way of doing things, their own distinct appearance.  Free spirits are what drives the beauty of the creative arena. But too much of a good thing is unbalanced.  I love art as a […]

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Simple tips to produce your best writing

A problem I have is that I can sometimes find it difficult to concentrate. It happens when I do coursework and it happens even more when I write. I struggle to get into the “zone” and therefore, I don’t always produce my best work. However, over time I’ve discovered some tips that help me write. […]

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