We always hear about starving artist. And some may think that you have to go hungry and do without to “make it.” But bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Going helps to tear that myth apart. You know the myth that being creative can be a hindrance to becoming a success. While revealing how the artistic temperament is actually a competitive advantage.
While debunking this myth he unveils the ideas that created it and replaces them with fourteen rules that will help artist thrive and succeed. Without going hungry! Such as you don’t always have to wait for inspiration – borrow from your influences. Collaborate with others because two minds are better than one. Don’t be scared take risks! And so many other rules that will help you get where you want to be. While his revolutionary rules celebrate the process of becoming an artist. While reminding us that creativity is a healthy exercise in a successful business.
Because he studied Spanish and Religion in college he spent part of his junior year in Spain. And that is where his passion for travel and humanitarian work was unlocked. As well as his love for other cultures. A full-time writer originally from Chicago. And after a year of letter-writing and long distance phone calls. He moved to Tennessee to “see about a girl.” And now he lives outside of Nashville, Tn with his wife, kids, and dog Lyric And has written four books: The Art of Work, The In-Between, Wrecked, and You Are a Writer. While his website if well visited and he considers himself a world expert on guacamole. And he loves to write books that help others unlock their creative passions.