Here's my grown-up view:
(1) Whatever one's natural gifts of creativity, its
expression can be enhanced through conscious effort -
and creative efforts are usually plodding, not dramatic.
(2) You are best off doing creative things because you
want to do them, rather than expecting them to make
you money, generate fame or earn you approval; and
(3) If you find a way to measure your creative efforts,
you'll be more likely to persist in them.
This page of my website is my own measurement device.
Making a web page about my creative self means: I value