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Lessons for creatives.

by Nextness published October 14, 2012 posted in Creativity


“It is the artist’s responsibility to balance mystical communication and the labour of creation.”


“Often stepping back you see more, don’t you?”


“There is no ‘properly.’ There’s just how you feel about it.”


“Being self-conscious doesn’t help you at all when you’re alone and trying to create something new. It does nothing.”

“It never occurred to me that I could be a showrunner and it never occurred to me that I could be a person who was on television.”

“And what I did was turn that negative into a positive. I started embracing it like, “Yeah, I’m based.” I made it mine.”

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