I recently took the jump into the creative side of a field I've always wondered if I had it in me to do. Right off the bat, I got some wonderful encouragement from movers and shakers, and one of the big take-home lessons I tried to really hear early on is....don't be afraid to take chances. I've been thinking a LOT about creativity lately and what constitutes "creating."
Here's a youtube video I watched this morning. It's longish at 30 minutes, but worth every second.
This lady is right on the money, very creative and insanely insightful.