24 June 2013

30x30: day 24. “i made a mistake”

Today is Day 24 of the Our Lost Jungle Thirty-By-Thirty Challenge, a challenge designed to help writers and artists foster the habit of engaging in creativity regularly. Whether you are an artist, musician, writer, or other creative type, this challenge is for you.

Each day in June will feature a prompt to help inspire you. Take on the prompt, or follow your own creative path! Please feel free to share your work here, post links to your work on your own blog or website, or just follow along (and share your progress)!

day 24. “i made a mistake”

If we don’t learn from our mistakes, we never learn at all. Mistakes are what help us to grow, to discover, to create and recreate, to uncover truth and avoid pitfalls that will set us back moments or years or lifetimes. We so often dread our mistakes because we long to be perfect. But today, I urge you to revel in a mistake. Make it a happy surprise toward discovery. Write a lesson learned, and create something wonderful from a mess you made, whether it’s an errantly placed splotch of paint, a wrong ingredient, a misplaced word, or a note sung out of key. Take a mistake and make it something beautiful today.


Inspirational Quote: “Drama is based on the Mistake.” ~W.H. Auden


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  1. Hello!


  2. http://whimsygizmo.wordpress.com/2013/06/24/wrong-turn-at-albuquerque/

  3. This one inspired a second attempt. Thanks, Khara. ;)
    How many doctors DID it take? http://whimsygizmo.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/kissed-a-snake/

  4. I hope this is in the right place...


  5. Getting there - Day 24



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