The world is crazy. Creative work is hard.Â And nothing is getting any easier!Â Keep GoingÂ gives the reader life-changing, illustrated advice and encouragement on how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself in the face of personal burnout or external distractions. Here is how toÂ Build a Bliss Station -- a place or fixed period where you can disconnect from the world. How to see thatÂ Every Day Is Groundhog Day --yesterday's over, tomorrow may never come, so just do what you can do today.Â How to Forget the Noun, Do the Verb -- stop worrying about being a "painter" and just paint.Â
Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. He is the author of theÂ New York TimesÂ bestsellersÂ Steal Like an ArtistÂ andÂ Show Your Work!Â His work has been featured on NPR'sÂ Morning Edition,Â PBS Newshour, and in TheÂ New York TimesÂ andÂ Wall Street Journal. He also speaks frequently about creativity in the digital age for such organizations as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, andÂ The Economist.
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