the bluebird


what is the bluebird manifesto?

live a creative life—sustainably

This page is a guide to nurturing creativity and writing in a sustainable and restorative way. I believe that the American ideal of constant, increasing productivity is a myth that sabotages creatives, and that you don't have to suffer to create excellent art. Here, we explore ways to make our creative work a priority in everyday life without burning out.

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