Advice For The Creative Life

3 things you can do every day:


It’s as simple and as complex as that. You’re the only you that’s ever been.”

1. “Keep showing up despite the chaos. Be humble in the pursuit of your art and ruthless about finding the time to make it.”

2. “Find friends with whom you can weather the tragic gaps. Give one another loving, honest feedback and teach each other how to make money in weird, sustaining ways. Collaborate and commiserate.”

3. “Make relationships that are reciprocal, not transactional. Make lives that aren’t easy, but rife with good material. Make art that matters.”

That’s Courtney Martin, and you can find the whole piece HERE.

Replace the word “art” with “content” and you have a pretty good list for doing your best work, no matter how big or small your station or platform.