Letters for Creatives #50: 1 year anniversary

I can't believe it but we are here

Hello, I am Celeste. If you would like to receive Letters for Creatives, subscribe to receive weekly letters on creativity, mental wellness, mindset and more. Take a look at September prompts if you are looking for writing inspiration and get featured in the letter in September.

It has been almost a year since I started writing letters to you every Thursday. It was 5 September, 2020 when this project started. I had no idea how to keep writing to you every week. There are only be so much cliche advice I can give in terms of creativity. It was such a ride to go from not having any idea to writing 2 or 3 letters every week to keep everything under control and not being late to your mailbox.

Huge thanks to David for the advice to put weekly poem in each letter and adding different sections for each letter.

Shoutout to Zainab, Samantha, Sandra, Steve, Karen, Jo, Victoria, Shae, Katy, Jen, Ariel, Luna and Emily for enriching the poetry section of this letter. I am never going to get over your talent in writing and storytelling. Thank you.

Read the letters I wrote since January 2021 if you missed any:

Writing prompts

January poetry prompts and annual planning

February writing prompts and my reading list

March writing prompts and a chance to get your writing featured

April writing prompts and dealing with burnout

May writing prompts, get featured and ideas for your creative space

August writing prompts

September prompts and sparrows

Writing

Writing advice from great writers and indie author spotlight

Imitate your favourite writers

The daily routine of Maya Angelou

Seth Godin advice to aspiring authors and authors

Creativity

Where to get inspired and keep creating

Life advice from Warren Buffett's son as a musician and composer

Go down a rabbit hole without distractions

Perception, routine and change

Inspiration Corner

Inspiration Corner #1

Inspiration Corner #2

Inspiration Corner #3

Inspiration Corner #4

Resources

Resources for aspiring authors and creators

Clubhouse and more resources for creators

Mental wellness/mindset

Work-life integration and mental wellness

Go through adversity by taking actions

Getting comfortable with discomfort

Feel your feelings and transform how you feel

Spending time offline to reset

Learn to be peacefully ambitious

Seeking joy around the corner

Ways to stay productive when you are overwhelmed

Grit in spite of mental blocks

75 Hard

Self improvement

Learning without permission

Imposter syndrome and advice from Seth Godin

Finding skills to learn

Poetry/Creative writing

Poetry is my therapy - Be my guest vol. 1 (Thank you Samantha! You saved me that week!)

Kids in supermarket

Monday Thread

What are you reading?

Tell me about your favourite poem or poet

One of letter is about sustainability and zero waste with YouTube channels for your educational entertainment.

Check out the essays and medley I wrote in 2020.

Leave a comment if any one of the above inspires you and share your thought with me.

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What are days for?
Days are where we live.
They come, they wake us
Time and time over.
They are to be happy in:
Where can we live but days?
Ah, solving that question
Brings the priest and the doctor
In their long coats
Running over the fields.

— Days by Philip Larkin

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Celeste

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