Living your “dream” doesn’t look like people think. Many folks talk about creativity as mystical, but reality is a little less magical and a lot more work.
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Mastering a craft and being a multipotentialite are not mutually exclusive. Creativity is fostered when we are willing to work in different fields.
Creatives struggle with the tension between their passion and the hard work of their craft. The inconvenient truth is creative work requires real work.
The writing life is difficult but it doesn’t take a special person. If you have a good work ethic, a reasonable amount of talent, and are pretty driven, you can
Instant access to infinite information and tools broke down the walls of traditional publishing. The good news is anyone can write a book. And that’s bad news.
To be a good writer you have to add value for your audience. Ann Handley talks about adding dealing with common struggles and the importance of deadlines.
Episode #109: Susan McKinley Ross and Idea Duck
Dirk and David are joined by game designer Susan McKinley Ross, creator of Qwirkle and other well-received board games. Susan shares her expertise in color and tactile game design, the process of writing rules, and how she came to be an award-winning designer.
Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron
Susan McKinley Ross – @ideaduck, www.ideaduck.com
0:00:15 – Susan’s background
0:01:54 – Tactile elements and color
0:07:15 – Qwirkle
0:24:55 – Design and development
0:39:22 – Illustrations and rules
0:41:40 – Susan’s process
0:49:30 – Other projects
0:54:16 – Working with a spouse
The path to becoming a full time writer isn’t always a straight one. Sometimes your career will wind through a maze of experience. Are you determined enough to
In this episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Guy Kawasaki, and we talked about self-publishing, entrepreneurship, and why you need to tell your story.