The word "content," applied to great creative work, just feels wrong and diminishes the skills of the artists who create great work. And its overuse by people in media is symbolic of a business that's losing touch with its creators and customers.
Marti went to discover a part of the cosmos that hasn't been seen before. She was a photographer. She took hundreds of pictures -- some she thought were gorgeous, some showing minutest details, some broad shots of the rainbow, some ugly.
Sure, challenges are great for learning and personal growth, but what if you're trying to create in the moment and you haven't had time to process what you're going through? What if it's just too damn heavy to deal with creatively? That's what I've been grappling with.