Her Idea: An Illustrated Allegory about Procrastination and the Creative Process

The question of where good ideas come fromand how creativity works has long fascinated artists and scientists alike, but the mostbelievable and useful of answers often seem to spring from experience and intuition.

The Australian designer and illustrator Rilla Alexander, who is the Autor of  “Her Idea” — a story within a story about a girl named Sozi, who loves ideas but can never seem to finish them. Despite the delightful children’s aesthetic, the parable is really an allegory for procrastination and the frustrations of the creative process all too familiar to us alleged adults.