Creative secret agents

I was chatting with a friend the other day, and casually discussing how ‘inclusivity’ is important in the creative process. Yet more often than not, we do it on our own. It led us to some sharp admissions; each with our hoard of ideas, we act like a secret agents! We squirrel away on our creative projects when we find the time. But we know that this is at odds with the spirit of creativity. What is going on? And why do we hide away?