Before we get into the super practical work of actually accepting money from other people, we need to get clear on what we have to offer.
Today, I want to share with you two things. First is the three kinds of creators, and the second is the path to building an organization around your work.
We don’t make art to make money. We make money to make more art.
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about what words can do. They can cut a person down or lift them up. They can overwhelm another with beauty or devastate their soul. I am always searching for the words that want to be said because when you find them, they can change everything.
These days, I seem to be going through a personal renaissance, re-thinking who I am, what I do, and my contribution to the world. I keep running into other writers, artists, and creative professionals who seem to be struggling with the same thing: What does nurturing your creative life in a pandemic actually look like?