In her essay “Stealing Norton: Do You Work at Your Art?“, L.L. Barkat confesses:
My girl is a middle-schooler. I am not. She is working hard at poetry. I am not. So I steal away and work to change the situation.
For L.L. Barkat, her motivation to work hard at her art was the dedication of her daughter. Who are what confronts you about your art? What motivates you to work hard at art?