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Austin Kleon
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Hey Austin what's up? I have a question about writing, how do you finish a book that you desperately want to read? 
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I buy and read a book that has been translated in your Japanese.
It was very exciting. Thank you.
I would like to write a book you want to read my own in particular.

I want to be so too. Thank.
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Love this post by my friend and mentor +Hugh MacLeod
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New blog post, my first in a while:

"Creativity Comes After The Fact"

http://gapingvoid.com/2012/01/29/fac/


“In order for me to be to be creative, I’ve got to quit my job, leave my wife and move to India and become an opium addict yada yada yada…”

Actually, no. The way to be creative is to make stuff. You wake up in the morning, have some breakfast, hit the work bench and get on it with it.

Or not.

You can’t plan for creativity. You can only plan to do the work.
Whether it ends up being “creative” or not, is decided later. Long after you’ve finished the thing and moved on to something else.
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Steal Like an Artist

If you watch one thing today, make it +Austin Kleon on the origin and mechanism of creativity – best 7 minutes you'll spend this week
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Brilliant. I just found this today and it's absolutely brilliant.
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I hate book trailers, so I made a cute dog video disguised as a book trailer: http://steallikeanartist.com
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Just as cool as the book!
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Some fun press today courtesy +TIME
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Hey friends — I'm looking for recommendations of cool creative couples out there. Click the link to get the full scoop. Would really appreciate your help!
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Zack and Meghan  Arias zackarias.com
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Not totally sure what I'm supposed to do on Google+, but hey, alright, here's some horoscopes.
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Yeah, I don't know what to do here either.
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    writer / artist, present
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    Interdisciplinary Studies, 2001 - 2005
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