…of creating for creation’s sake, is perfectly valid and acceptable — if done as a private exercise. When you’re asking someone to trade you a morsel of their life to consume whatever it is you created, you better damn well offer something worthwhile in return. Because this is always about the user. Never about you. Let me say that twice:
…en. The events segue into each other: Scheduled calls, meetings, time when I should be working and, though I’m sitting in a position that hurts my back, I’m not making it worth it by actually getting useful things done.