"Anyone who says 'I don’t have a creative bone in my body' is seriouslyunderestimating their skeleton. More to the point, they are drasticallyundervaluing their brain."
From article10 Reasons Why We Struggle With Creativityby David DiSalvo[on Forbes.com] - author of What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why YouShould Do the Opposite.
One reason for discounting our creative abilities is comparing ourselves toother people, especially well-known and successful artists. Myths about artists being "crazy" or "starving" may also influence howmuch we may be motivated to live a creative life.
Two examples of well-known artists:
has written multiplenovels on the New York Times Best-Seller List, and reportedly is amillionaire.
By the way, she was identified as gifted as ateen.~ ~