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Why This Book Matters:
Big Magic explains how we are all creators and that there is no right or wrong way to be a legitimate artist as long as you give it your all.
The Big Takeaways:
- You are only given one life.
- If The pressure of living a life that is suitable to society’s expectations often prevents people from expressing their creativity to its fullest.
- Claim your stories and bring them to life.
- There will be things that you notice about life, and those things belong to you to expand on and create from.
- Always create without fear.
- You must give yourself permission to be a creator, even if it doesn’t always lead to success.
- Artists commonly struggle to give their art some type of “legitimacy.”
- Your experience with life is where you will find that your art is expressive and captures life in a different light that is uniquely yours to share.
- You don’t have to monetize your heart.
- Creation for creation’s sake is just as valid as an artist making money from their work.