WCML 066: Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Kyeli recently read the book Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert. It’s the best book on creativity she’s ever read, and here are some of our takeaways:
- Creativity comes from outside you, not within
- “Nothing precious, all things sacred.” -Alanis Morissette
- Being the river vs. pushing the river
- The E-Myth
- “Do what you love” vs. “Do what you love for a living”
- The trope of the suffering artist
- Buzzed Bunny (warning: far more offensive than the usual offensive shit we link to)
- “I choose joy over grit.”
You can purchase Big Magic on Amazon or anyplace you like better. Yes, Kyeli, that is an Amazon affiliate link! Because I’m EXTREME!
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