My friend Lauren posted this on her facebook and i had to share. It was exactly what I needed to hear at exactly the right moment in my creative career. I hope you find it as inspirational. It’s author Elizabeth Gilbert at a TED conference talking about the struggle of the creative person (professionally and psychologically)…

In other news, award winning Australian cartoonist, fellow moderntales alum, and friend for many years Gary Chaloner became our first magic inkwell GOLD STAR donor for 2009. Gary is an amazing cartoonist and if you’re reading this right now you should click both those links and take a look as his eye popping work. Thanks so much for the generous donation, Gary!