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Day Jobs


I came across these principles titled, “How to Be Creative” on Hugh Macleod’s site. http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/000932.html

Principle number 1: Ignore Everybody

Or put another way, your gut gets the final say on all critiques.

Rule number 7: Keep your day job.

This is something I needed to hear.

He points out that with a day job your art isn’t beholden to the marketplace. It's a way to create with freedom rather than an excuse not to create. If Barbara Boxer found time to write a book as senator, I should be able to find the time or rather, make time to finish the last 50 pages of mine.
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4 Comments:

Blogger hugh said...

I agree =)

Hugh

www.gapingvoid.com

6:55 PM  
Blogger PROGRESS said...

Why you focus on two principls only.
Would you please explaine.

www.fastearn.blogspot.com

12:04 PM  
Blogger Sterling Smith said...

Looks like you're getting some sort of foreign spam already on here. Hmmmm.

5:48 PM  
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Can not think of a different culture, for some things, will also share the same view!

6:48 AM  

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