"But there is this gap. For the first couple years that you’re making stuff, what you’re making isn't so good, okay? But your taste—your taste is still killer."
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Imagination takes courage. You're not only putting yourself out there to be judged by others but worse than that, you're putting yourself out there to be judged by your harshest critic: yourself.
Personally, when I struggle with creating the right content, or when I'm questioning what I'm doing: putting myself out there, putting out there weird philosophical audio essays and stories that are scored to music when everyone else is just interviewing controversial figures, and finding an audience, finding huge success, and I'm wondering to myself if I'm wasting my time, is there even an audience out there for me... and that's when I look to Ira Glass for wisdom.
Books I Recommend:
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles - Steven Pressfield
The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
The New Kings of Nonfiction - Ira Glass (Editor)
Theme – Chosen by Ross Bugden
Gillicuddy – Springish
Blue Dot Sessions – Thread of Cloud, Cupcake Marshall, Up Up and Over, Vittoro
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