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<title>Elizabeth Gilbert on creative genius </title>
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Last week I was at the <a href="http://conferences.ted.com/TED2009/">TED Conference</a> and saw this talk by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Gilbert">Elizabeth Gilbert</a> that really speaks to every musician and writer I know.
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I promise the 19 minutes will be very well-spent. Then I'm curious to hear your thoughts, below.
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<li>Do you feel songs come “through” you? </li>
<li>Do you wait for inspiration?</li>
<li>Or do you just work and work no matter what?</li>
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<li>Do you feel you've already achieved your “greatest hit”?</li>
<li>Or is your greatest work yet-to-come?</li>
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I think other musicians would be curious to hear your thoughts on this too, since it's often a very lonely pursuit, so feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of this page.
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